Report: Newcastle still admire Norwich's Nathan Redmond following previous interest

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Newcastle United are reportedly interested in Norwich City's Nathan Redmond.

According to The Chronicle, Newcastle United 'really, really like' Norwich City winger Nathan Redmond, having initially pursued him in 2013.

The Magpies strengthened heavily over the summer with Chancel Mbemba, Georginio Wijnaldum, Florian Thauvin and Aleksandar Mitrovic, but so far, it hasn't worked out well for Steve McClaren.

Newcastle remain without a Premier League win so far this season, and fans are already looking towards the January transfer window for more reinforcements after a poor start to the campaign.

Now, The Chronicle report that Norwich City winger Nathan Redmond is admired by Newcastle, in what has been a long-standing interest in the 21-year-old wide man.

Reports from The Telegraph in 2013 suggested that Newcastle had tried to sign Redmond whilst he was playing for Birmingham, but he ended up joining Norwich instead.

With ten goals in 93 games for the Canaries, Redmond has been a first team regular since that transfer, and his pace down the right hand side has impressed fans and pundits alike, whilst his goal against West Ham United on Saturday again showed his quality.

The Chronicle report that Newcastle still want Redmond having missed out two years ago, but Norwich are unlikely to want to sell the England Under-21 international at all, much less to a team who may well end up being rivals in the battle for survival.

Redmond's ability to run at defenders and cause chaos in the final third would be a welcome addition to the Newcastle side, but given his importance to Norwich as well as his potential, it may take some convincing to make the Canaries sell up - if Newcastle do make a move for the winger in January.

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