The seven players 'set' to leave Newcastle United this summer ahead of contract decisions & £40m midfielder talks

Seven Newcastle United players are out-of-contract at the end of the campaign.

Eddie Howe says every member of his Newcastle United squad has an opportunity to earn a new contract at the club.

The Magpies have a number of players out-of-contract either this summer or next, five of which will see their current deals expire at the end of the campaign.

Providing an update on the contract situation, Howe said: “I wouldn’t speak on every individual player but conversations will be happening, and possibly have even already happened regarding those individual players.

"Everybody that’s in our squad now has an opportunity to remain in our squad next year, regardless of their contract situation. Have we already made a decision on anyone, and decided they won’t be offered a new deal? Absolutely not.”

Bruno Guimaraes, Callum WilsonFabian Schar and Lewis Miley have all agreed new deals in recent months while United last week exercised an option to extend Emil Krafth's stay at St James' Park until 2025.

And Howe revealed earlier this week securing Joelinton's long-term future is an "absolute priority" with the Brazilian out of contract in 2025.

“That’s always been in my mind as an absolute priority to try and get him to stay at the club long-term," said Howe. "I see that as hugely important."

“We’ve missed Joe’s qualities, especially physical - his robustness, his ability in duels, set plays for and against… I think we’re very lucky to have a midfielder as big and competitive as he is," added Howe.

"Whenever you lose those qualities I think you notice when they’re not there. He’s a very unusual midfielder really, you don’t get many like him and we’ve missed what he can bring."

Here's when every Newcastle United player's contract expires as things stand:

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