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One player who will be staying at St James’ Park this summer is Isaac Hayden, who is keen to stay with the club despite a move to Southampton.

Meanwhile, Magpies manager Steve Bruce will give his entire squad a run-off this weekend by splitting the squad into two friendly matches that should allow each player to have at least “60-70 minutes” of action.

And there have been many more transfer talks as the clubs try to get the wheels moving for the coming season, knowing that a slow start could be disastrous for their season’s goals.

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Here we walk you through the latest Newcastle United and general Premier League rumors and news:

Spurs have overtaken Chelsea to become the new favorites to sign Wolves ace Adama Traore. The Spanish international, who could cost up to £ 40million, has played over 100 Premier League games with his club in three seasons. (SkyBet)

Wolves were named shock favorites to sign former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho. The Barcelona man is slated for sale this summer and could get a fraction of the £ 142million his club paid for him in 2018. (SkyBet)

Leeds United are said to be still in contact with Cagliari over a £ 30million move in Uruguayan international Nahitan Nandez. It has been suggested that the end of the Copa America he was attending might move things forward in the weeks ahead. (Sports witnesses)

Norwich City have signed midfielder Pierre Lees-Melou from OGC Nice. The £ 3.5million man has spent his entire career so far in France and also played for Dijon in Ligue 2 and Ligue 1. (Club website)

Sheffield United could beat Newcastle United through the signing of Wolves defender Dion Sanderson. Both the Magpies and Black Cats reportedly turned down offers for the center-back, but the Blades could potentially meet their £ 2m price tag. (Soccer insider)

Spurs are nearing a move for Bologna defender Takehiro Tomiyasu that could cost around £ 17m. The 22-year-old has already completed more than 20 international matches for Japan and was runner-up in the AFC Asia Cup with his country in 2019. (Sports witnesses)

Arsenal move closer to finalizing a move for Brighton’s defender Ben White as the end of Euro 2020 sparked a plethora of transfer deals. The Gunners have already signed defender Nuno Tavares, who joined from Benfica last week. (Evening standard)

Chelsea have been advised to pursue a loan move for Barcelona man Antoine Griezmann. The French international has failed to reproduce the deadly goalscoring form his club used to sign him from Atletico Madrid in 2019 and could make a short-term move this summer. (Sky Sports)

Ex-Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge faces a trial session at Real Mallorca. He was out of football for 15 months after being fired from Trabsonspor in 2019 for violating Trabsonspor’s betting rules. (Daily Mail)