Report: Newcastle to offer Andros Townsend new contract

Newcastle United's Andros Townsend applauds fans after the game

Crystal Palace, West Ham United and Southampton are reportedly interested in signing Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend in the summer transfer window.

Andros Townsend scores the first goal for Newcastle

Newcastle United will offer Andros Townsend a new contract in order to retain his services next season, according to The Daily Express.

Townsend has been linked with a move away from Newcastle in the summer transfer window.

The Magpies were relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2015-16 campaign and will play in the Championship next season.

Andros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for Newcastle

As many as three Premier League clubs are reported to be interested in securing the services of the former Tottenham Hotspur winger in the summer transfer window.

The Daily Express has claimed that Crystal Palace, West Ham United and Southampton are all interested in the England international.

It has been reported that Newcastle are planning to offer Townsend an improved deal in order to convince him to remain at St. James’ Park.

“That could see his £55,000-per-week wages rise to around £75,000, making him the best-paid player in the Championship next season,” states the report in The Daily Express.

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez celebrates with Andros Townsend at the end of the match

According to The Mirror, Townsend wants to remain at Newcastle and has informed the Magpies about his wish.

The Englishman joined the Magpies from North London outfit Tottenham in the January transfer window.

Townsend scored four goals and created 26 chances in 13 Premier League appearances for Newcastle this past season.

Newcastle United's Andros Townsend looks dejected

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