Date: 2nd August 2019 at 6:30am
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Newcastle have agreed personal terms with forward Allan Saint-Maximin, according to the Chronicle.

The newspaper claims the 22-year-old is set to sign a six-year deal with the ahead of completing a £16.4million switch to Tyneside from Ligue 1.

It is understood that the completion of the deal is now in the hands of Lee Charnley as aim to seal their second major signing of the summer after striker was snapped up from Hoffenheim last month.


took a while to wrap up that deal to sign from Hoffenheim as the Tynside club was out in taking part in the Premier League Asia Trophy, so it will be interesting to see if they can seal swoop for Saint-Maximin sooner. If they don’t then it just shows how Newcastle’s transfer policy works because it would not be a shock to see them club dragging things out and maybe trying to find a way to spend less money before everything is confirmed. Saint-Maximin should be a player before the start of next week though, based on the latest reports regarding the Nice attacker. He should be a solid signing for but they need to ensure they don’t stop there and look to add another striker, a couple of good full-backs and maybe a central midfielder who can be an upgrade on what they already have.