Newcastle United, West Ham and Everton target travelling to England ahead of transfer decision

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Newcastle United are among the Premier League clubs to register an interest in Chelsea’s Armando Broja.

Chelsea striker Armando Broja is travelling back to the UK as a decision on his future edges closer.

The 20-year-old has spent the last week with Chelsea on their pre-season tour of the US, although was not involved in their friendly against Club America on Sunday.

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Broja linked up with the Blues a little later than the rest of the squad - arriving via the private jet that also carried Raheem Sterling after his £45million switch from Manchester City.

His future has been a constant talking point and it seems the striker has been given the green light to leave Stamford Bridge on loan for a third consecutive year.

Chelsea striker Armando Broja has been considered by Newcastle United. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)Chelsea striker Armando Broja has been considered by Newcastle United. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)
Chelsea striker Armando Broja has been considered by Newcastle United. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Broja was loaned out to Dutch side Vitesse before spending last season on loan at Southampton, where he scored nine goals.

Newcastle United, Everton and West Ham United are among the Premier League clubs to register an interest in the Albania international.

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There are suggestions that West Ham are favourites to seal his signature. By moving to the Hammers, Broja can stay in London and play in Europe.

Magpies boss Eddie Howe is keen to recruit a new striker after missing out on Hugo Ekitike to Paris Saint-Germain.

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