Newcastle United set to complete deadline day incoming after Leeds United appearance

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Newcastle United are set to sign the young midfielder from League One side Shrewsbury Town.

Newcastle United are reportedly set to sign Shrewsbury Town midfielder Travis Hernes. As per the Shropshire Star, the 17-year-old travelled to the North East on Thursday to finalise his move,

The Norwegian youth international has been involved in Shrewsbury’s first-team plans this season by starting the EFL cup game against Leeds United at Elland Road. Hernes broke onto the scene last season when he scored in Town’s EFL Trophy campaign against Wolverhampton Wanderers under-21s.

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Shrewsbury are set to receive a fee and a 20 per cent sell-on fee.

The Magpies have made several moves to strengthen their academy sides in recent weeks with the likes of Port Vale youngster Michael Mills, Oldham Athletic’s Sam Alabi, Luton Town teenager Sam Pinnington and Southend United forward Kacey Wooster all believed to have moved to Tyneside in recent months.

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