As reported by Italian outlet Calciomercato, Newcastle have proven ‘concrete curiosity’ in AS Roma defender Roger Ibanez – who’s believed to valued at €30m by the Italian facet.
Newcastle are in want of latest defenders with Federico Fernández and Ciaran Clark more likely to go away in the summertime, however look set to face competitors for the Brazilian with Tottenham additionally mentioned to have an interest.
The 23-year-old loved a formidable first season at Roma participant below Jose Mourinho, making 34 league appearances in addition to beginning their 1-0 victory over Feyenoord within the Europa Convention League ultimate.
As he solely simply signed final summer season, the previous youth worldwide nonetheless has one other three years left on his contract and appears to be a key participant for Roma’s future, so this is probably not a straightforward deal to do except we’re prepared to satisfy his alleged asking worth.
Sven Botman seems to be edging nearer to arriving at St James’ Park, but it surely appears Howe is out there for 2 centre-backs this summer season, making the right-sided Ibanez one other one to observe.