‘Won’t join Newcastle United’ - Fabrizio Romano transfer update as £26m star undergoes medical
The Newcastle United linked midfielder is on the verge of sealing a summer transfer.
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Borussia Dortmund are set to complete the signing of Felix Nmecha from Bundesliga rivals VfL Wolfsburg.
And as per Fabrizio Romano, Dortmund are close to acquiring Nmecha, who is undergoing a medical after a deal worth £26m plus add-ons was agreed with Wolfsburg.
And in the tweet posted by Romano, the Italian transfer expert namechecked Newcastle.
“Borussia Dortmund are set to complete Felix Nmecha deal, it’s done,” he said. “Package worth €30m add ons included, Wolfsburg accepted as @RNBVB called.
“#BVB Nmecha signs until 2028; won’t join Newcastle as they will unveil Sandro Tonali today. Medical tests almost completed for Felix Nmecha.”
Indeed, Newcastle have officially announced the capture of Tonali around 10 days after sporting director Dan Ashworth and head of recruitment Steve Nickson held face-to-face with Milan officials.
The 23-year-old becomes United’s first major summer signing after putting pen to paper on an initial five-year contract.
“First of all, I want to thank Newcastle United because they are giving me a huge opportunity for my career,” said Tonali.
“I want to repay the trust on the pitch, giving it my all, as I always have. I’m really excited about playing at St. James’ Park, I can’t wait to feel the warmth of the fans.”
Howe added: “I’m delighted to welcome Sandro to Newcastle United.He is an exceptional talent and has the mentality, physicality and technical attributes to be a great fit for us.
“At 23, Sandro already has important experience as a key player in one of Europe’s top leagues and in the Champions League, as well as playing for his country.
“But he also has the opportunity and potential to grow and evolve with us, and I’m excited to add him to our squad as we approach the exciting season ahead.”