Report: Newcastle listening to offers for key stars, Ayoze Perez could leave first

Newcastle United could sell Ayoze Perez, who is attracting interest from Manchester United and Arsenal.

Newcastle United are prepared to listen to offers for their main players in the January transfer window, according to a report in the Daily Star

The Magpies have seen Moussa Sissoko, Cheick Tiote and Papiss Cisse all linked with moves away in recent weeks and they are tempted to cash-in on the interest in the trio.

Before any deal is considering for those three, though, Ayoze Perez could already be out of the door.

The Spaniard has been in blistering form so far this season, which has attracted the attentions of Manchester United and Arsenal, and according to the Star he could be the first to depart St. James Park.

Perez is already a fans' favourite in the North East and his sale would spark fury around the club, but the temptation to make a quick profit could be too much for the club to resist.

Perez only cost Newcastle £2 million to sign from Tenerife this summer and they could feasible receive around 10 times this value now. 

The 21-year-old has scored fives times in England already and looks one of the finest prospects in the Premier League

Newcastle were said to be keen to keep their main players before Alan Pardew's left for Crystal Palace, but the experienced manager's departure has apparently left many of their squad questioning their futures. 

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