Agency link fuels speculation of Newcastle United move for Liverpool & Manchester United transfer target
The midfielder has attracted Premier League interest in the recent past.
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Newcastle United are reportedly ‘weighing up’ a move for Olympiakos midfielder Mady Camara.
The Guinea international has gained significant experience of life in European football’s premier competitions after making over 50 appearances in the Champions League and Europa League during his four-year stay with the Greek giants.
Newcastle were linked with a move for the 25-year-old during the latter stages of Rafa Benitez’s reign at St James Park and it is believed he has been watched by Magpies representatives on a number of occasions.
However, some of European football’s biggest clubs have also sent scouts to watch Camara in action, with the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United and Roma all said to have shown an interest in the midfielder over the last three seasons.
Newcastle’s current focus on wrapping up the final stages of their club record move for Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak - but the Magpies are believed to be keen to add at least one more new face to Eddie Howe’s squad before the summer transfer window closes next Thursday.
A winger and a midfielder are believed to be on their wishlist and one recent report has suggested Camara is one option being considered.
Journalist Pete O’Rourke took to Twitter to suggest United were interested in the midfielder but also stated they face competition from one other Premier League club.
He said: “Leicester and Newcastle are among a number of clubs weighing up moves for Olympiacos midfielder Mady Camara.”
The Magpies hopes of landing the midfielder should they choose to make a move could be boosted by their positive relationship with Camara’s agency, CAA Base.
Base also represent summer signings Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood and also count United youngsters Dylan Stephenson, Niall Brockwell, Jordan Hackett and Dan Langley among their list of clients.