Newcastle United ‘eye’ ambitious double swoop for French pair

A look at all the latest Newcastle United transfer rumours as Eddie Howe and his men close in on Premier League safety.
Boubacar Kamara is being linked with the MagpiesBoubacar Kamara is being linked with the Magpies
Boubacar Kamara is being linked with the Magpies

Newcastle United have taken big strides forward over recent weeks as they look to secure Premier League safety.

Four wins in five games has seen Eddie Howe’s men move seven points clear of the bottom three, and well on the path to survival.

The job is not done yet, but Newcastle chiefs, armed with a healthy budget, will already be looking ahead to the summer.

Newcastle will want significant improvements as they look to transform the club into one that competes at the top-end of the table.

With that in mind, we have rounded up all the latest transfer rumours surrounding St James’ Park:

Boubacar Kamara hope

Newcastle are said to be still hoping on the unlikely signing of Marseille star Boubacar Kamara.

Kamara is set to become a free agent this summer, set to leave Marseille at the end of his current contract.

According to Foot Mercato via SportWitness, Newcastle are not giving up on signing the defensive midfielder, despite the fact Atletico Madrid remain favourites.

Ousmane Dembele offer

The Magpies are not only feeling ambitious about Kamara, but according to Sport, they are also pushing to sign Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.

Dembele is on course to leave Camp Nou for free this summer, with his contract set to expire, though Barca are still keen to agree a new contract.

According to the report, Dembele has ‘succulent’ offers a number of Premier League clubs, and that includes Newcastle.