The Newcastle United youngster scored 20 goals on loan at Coventry City last season.
Coventry's Adam Armstrong shoot at goal
The Magpies are expected to be busy this summer as the Spaniard looks to build a squad that can secure an immediate return to the Premier League.
He is thought to be targeting a new striker to help them do so, given how that area of the team struggled last season.
Coventry's Adam Armstrong and Southend United's Ryan Leonard in action
There is a feeling that youngster Armstrong should be given his chance to impress though after he shone in League One while on loan.
He scored 20 goals during a loan spell at Coventry City, finishing just five goals behind the division’s top goalscorer Will Grigg.
England U18's Adam Armstrong celebrates after scoring their second goal
That form naturally caught the eye of the Magpies faithful, but according to the Chronicle Rafa Benitez is wary of asking too much of the England Under-19 international.
Instead he will lean on the more experienced players in his squad and is hoping that Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ayoze Perez can score the goals they will need for a successful promotion winning season in the Championship.
Newcastle United's Adam Armstrong in action