Five facts about reported Newcastle United target David Concha

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Newcastle United are expected by some sources to secure the signature of David Concha before the close of the January transfer window.

Newcastle United are said to be closing in on the signing of David Concha by the Chronicle

Magpies scouts have reportedly identified Concha as someone who could become a key player for the side in the future and it seems that his transfer to St. James' Park is now very likely if the media are to be believed.

In this piece we provide Newcastle supporters with five facts about their next likely signing:

1) Concha is an 18-year-old Spaniard who can play right across the front line, as either a striker or  a winger. 

2) The Spaniard has been capped three times for his country's Under-19's and he has scored twice. 

3) Concha has already made 23 appearances for his current club Racing Santander. 21 of those have come this season, where he has scored twice and claimed three assists.

4) Concha made his debut for Racing last season when the side took on Sevilla in the Copa Del Rey. 

5) He is renowned for his speed and skill, with his direct approach to football leading to comparisons with Hatem Ben Arfa being made by website Football Talent Scout

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