Newcastle United, Man Utd and Chelsea in three-way transfer scrap for £13m bargain World Cup winner

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Newcastle United are interested in a Manchester United and Chelsea target - they're also looking at an EFL youngster.

The January transfer window has opened its doors. As one of the richest clubs in world football, Newcastle United will be looking to make a splash - especially with their current injury woes. Who will the Toon bring to Tyneside this month?

The Mags are interested in an Argentinian forward who is also in the sights of Manchester United and Chelsea - additionally, they're also planning to snap up a highly-rated youngster who plays in the EFL. Let's take a look at who they are.

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Newcastle United, Manchester United and Chelsea chasing Paolo Dybala

Paolo Dybala is one of modern football's biggest superstars - and he could be on the move to the Premier League in the January transfer window, with Manchester United, Chelsea and Newcastle all in pursuit of the player.

According to a report from Fichajes, he has a £13 million release clause in his contract. As such, he would hardly break the bank - however, his wage demands could be very high. The 2022 World Cup winner currently plays for Roma in Serie A - he has four goals and six assists in 15 games so far this season.

Toon readying offer for Blackburn Rovers' Rory Finneran

From one experienced star to a rising talent - Rory Finneran is half Dybala's age at just 15 years old, but Newcastle's interest in him remains apparent. This is according to Football Insider, who say that he has 'impressed' the Magpies' recruitment team.

Finneran's current club Blackburn Rovers, are very happy with the way that he is developing - he has already been selected to play for the Republic of Ireland's U17s team. It is unclear how much Newcastle will have to pay Rovers to secure his signature, but they are likely to do everything in their power to keep him at Ewood Park.

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