Report claims Newcastle have entered race for Gokhan Tore

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Newcastle United are allegedly interested in signing another right winger.

According to a report from Sportitalia.com, Newcastle United have joined the race for Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore.

The 23-year-old is predominantly a right winger although he can also play on the opposite flank or as an attacking midfielder if required.

Tore has played 85 matches for Besiktas, scoring 15 goals and providing 24 assists in the process, and he has previously turned out for Hamburg and Rubin Kazan after earlier being on the books at Chelsea and Bayer Leverkusen as a youth player.

Tore now seems to have found his feet in Turkey, but his good form has reportedly attracted Newcastle who are in desperate need of some quality additions in January.

The Magpies are currently bottom of the Premier League with just three points from their first eight matches, but Tore will not be arriving any time soon and even then he will not come cheap.

The latest report claims Tore is valued at around £14.7million and Arsenal are also said to be interested.

Newcastle’s alleged interest could be bad news for summer signing Florian Thauvin, who is a right winger himself but whose form has quickly dipped after a promising start.

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