Report: Newcastle want Huddersfield Town defender Jordan Williams

Newcastle United are reportedly keen on signing Huddersfield Town defender Jordan Williams.

According to The Sun, Newcastle United to sign Huddersfield Town's teenage defender Jordan Williams at the end of the season.

The Magpies need to bring through more players from their academy, though the likes of Kevin Mbabu and Rolando Aarons have both made the step up to the first-team.

Players like Freddie Woodman, Ivan Toney and Adam Armstrong are tipped to have bright futures at St. James' Park, but it would be wise for Newcastle to prioritise signing more young, homegrown talent.

Now, The Sun report that Huddersfield defender Jordan Williams has caught Newcastle's eye, and the Magpies will push ahead with a move to try and sign him this summer.

Williams, 16, is an England Under-17 international who has been tipped for big things with Huddersfield, and Premier League sides are unsurprisingly registering an interest in signing him.

The centre back is allegedly weighing up his future, as he has two choices in front of him right now; he can either stay at Huddersfield and work his way up to David Wagner's first team over the coming years having been born in nearby Meltham, or he can move up to the North East with Newcastle and develop in their youth setup.

Newcastle will be hoping that he picks the latter, with manager Steve McClaren possibly looking at Tottenham's exploits with youth this season as a blueprint for success moving forward, hence the moves for young English players.

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