Newcastle United have been linked with a transfer for Reims ahead Boulaye Dia, who’s at the moment prime goalscorer in France’s Ligue 1.
Dia has bagged eight objectives from eight video games to date this season which has him prime of the goalscoring charts and at the moment one objective forward of Paris Saint-Germain famous person Kylian Mbappe.
His robust begin to the season within the French prime flight hasn’t gone unnoticed as Dia is catching the attention of Premier League scouts. The Chronicle studies that Dia is one identify on a protracted record of targets at Newcastle, however his kind has impressed numerous different onlookers.
The piece provides that Newcastle aren’t alone of their curiosity. Whereas he is caught the eye of numerous scouts, Brighton are additionally keeping track of the 24-year-old, whose versatility sees him able to enjoying each centrally and off the precise flank.
The Seagulls have been linked with Dia in the summertime however a transfer by no means materialised, with Dia revealing in an interview with Get French Football News that an settlement could not be reached over a switch.
He additionally admitted within the interview that he’d ‘wish to expertise England and the Premier League’ earlier than calling it a ‘dream’ when requested about his future ambitions.
Newcastle do nonetheless have funds out there to conduct some additional enterprise in January, though the problem at current is the dimensions of the squad. The Chronicle quoted head coach Steve Bruce who admitted: “We’ve received 5 or 6 coaching with the Below-23s, and that’s not wholesome in any respect for anyone.”
He added that Newcastle have to ‘make room’ within the type of offloading gamers, which is a chance with the January switch window already simply across the nook.
Senegal worldwide Dia has already bagged a hat-trick this season and signed off with a brace towards Lens earlier than the worldwide break. The discuss of a switch to England seemingly hasn’t fazed him, though it stays to be seen whether or not or not the Magpies will have the ability to liberate area to facilitate a transfer for the ahead in January.