Former England star names Newcastle United as ‘attractive’ option for £26m Arsenal transfer target
The Magpies have been linked with a move for the Ukraine winger - but they will face competition from some Premier League rivals.
Recent reports have suggested the Magpies are one of a number of Premier League clubs said to be considering a move for the Shakhtar Donetsk star.
The 21-year-old has impressed since progressing through Shakthar’s youth ranks and has scored four goals and provided 12 assists in 31 appearances since making his league debut in 4-2 win against Desna in December 2020.
Mudryk has progressed into the Ukraine squad and won the first of five senior caps in their World Cup qualifying play-off win in Scotland earlier this year.
He has shown his class in this season’s Champions League with goals in group stage games against RB Leipzig and Celtic - and Robinson believes Newcastle would be an ‘attractive proposition’ if he choose to test his undoubted ability in the Premier League.
“He looks like a real talent,” the former England star told Football Insider.
“To be putting in performances in the Champions League at his age says a lot. I’m sure there are a few clubs looking at him now.
“It is only a matter of time before he leaves Shakhtar. They cannot keep rebuffing bids. There will be a figure that they have in mind. Newcastle would be an attractive proposition.
“I think they could do with another top winger. Obviously they have Saint-Maximin but I’m not sure Almiron, Murphy and Fraser are going to get them to where they want to be.
“Mudryk is a player for now and the future. Howe is evolving that squad slowly. I think they will continue to develop over the next 12 months.”
Newcastle supporters will get a chance to watch the winger in action next Tuesday night when Ukraine face Ryan Fraser’s Scotland in a Nations League fixture.