Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Alex Pritchard speculation

Alex Pritchard playing for Tottenham Under-21s

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Alex Pritchard has been linked with a move to Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.

Alex Pritchard of England during training

Newcastle United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Alex Pritchard in the summer transfer window.

According to a report in Tuesday’s edition of The Sun (page 50, June 21, 2016), Newcastle are interested in signing Pritchard from Tottenham this summer (click here to read more).

Pritchard has been on the books of Spurs since 2009 and has a contract with the North London outfit until June 2019.

The London Evening Standard reported earlier this month that Spurs are prepared to sell the 23-year-old this summer.

Alex Pritchard playing for Tottenham Under-21s

The former England Under-21 international, who can play as an attacking midfielder or as a winger, had injury concerns and struggled for playing time during a loan spell at West Bromwich Albion last season.

However, the 23-year-old has proved himself in the Championship, the division in which Newcastle will play next season following their relegation from the Premier League at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

During the 2014-15 season when he was on loan at Brentford, Pritchard scored 11 goals and created as many as 111 chances in 46 Championship appearances.

Pritchard was one of the best attacking midfielders in the Championship that season, and he could be a key player for Newcastle during the 2016-17 campaign.

Brentford's Alex Pritchard celebrates scoring their first goal

Newcastle fans taken to Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Pritchard this summer.

Below are some of the best comments:

Brentford's Alex Pritchard shoots at goal

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