Middlesbrough and Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Daniel Ayala speculation

Middlesbrough's Daniel Ayala celebrates scoring but the goal is disallowed

Newcastle United are reportedly interested in signing Daniel Ayala from Middlesbrough in the summer transfer window.

Middlesbrough's Daniel Ayala celebrates their second goal

Middlesbrough and Newcastle United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to the recent speculation on the future of Daniel Ayala.

Ayala is on the books of Premier League-bound Middlesbrough at the moment, but he has been linked with a move to Championship outfit Newcastle in the summer transfer window.

According to The Daily Mail, Newcastle have made enquires for the 25-year-old central defender.

It has been reported that Boro value the former Liverpool man at £15 million, and that the Magpies have been put off by that price.

Middlesbrough's Daniel Ayala celebrates after the final whistle

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez knows the Spanish defender well, having brought him to Liverpool back in 2007.

Ayala is one of the best players on the books of Middlesbrough and was a key figure in their successful promotion quest last season.

HITC Sport reportedly earlier today that Boro are hopeful of finalising a new deal with the former Norwich City defender.

Daniel Ayala of Middlesbrough celebrates after scoring their first goal

Middlesbrough and Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the speculation on the future of Ayala.

Below are some of the best comments:

Middlesbrough's Daniel Ayala celebrates scoring but the goal is disallowed

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