‘Biggest ambition’ - Newcastle United issued ‘dream’ come-and-get-me plea from 21-assist superstar

Ipswich Town defender Leif DavisIpswich Town defender Leif Davis
Ipswich Town defender Leif Davis
Leif Davis is a boyhood Newcastle United supporter and has admitted he dreams of playing for the club

Leif Davis has openly flirted with the idea of leaving Ipswich Town to join Newcastle United.

Reports have linked the 24-year-old, who racked up 21 assists in the Championship last season as a left-back, with a St James’ Park move. Davis has been instrumental for Ipswich Town’s on their stunning rise from League One to the Premier League in consecutive campaigns.

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His eye-catching assists record was the most in the division and has caught the attention of rival top-flight clubs. A boyhood fan, Davis was born and raised in Newcastle and previously opened up about having a season ticket.

“I’ve always been a huge fan and had a season ticket at St James’ Park for years,” he said last year. “When I first went to watch them there was Ryan Taylor and Fabricio Coloccini. Then there was Yohan Cabaye and Gabriel Obertan.

“My favourite games were the European nights when I went up there with my dad and brother. Hopefully, a chance might present itself to get a few Champions League games this season.”

Davis has doubled down on his love for Newcastle - refusing to shy away from a career-long ambition. The Ipswich defender put himself in the shop window for a potential Toon move, with left-back being a problem area for Eddie Howe before Lewis Hall’s resurgence.

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“St James’ Park,” Davis said when asked about his dream stadium to play at. “It's incredible how it has (Newcastle’s fortunes) turned around. Everyone up there in Newcastle is so happy at the minute. Yeah, definitely (whether he dreams of playing for the club)."

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