Report: Newcastle United to pay £1m loan fee for Brandon Galloway

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez

The Everton defender is set to join on a season-long loan deal.

Bournemouth's Matt Ritchie and Everton's Brendan Galloway

According to the Chronicle, Newcastle United will pay £1 million to sign Everton left-back Brendan Galloway on loan.

The Magpies have been busy this summer, adding no fewer than eight players to their squad so far.

Manager Rafa Benitez’s business is not finished there though and he is still looking bring in more new faces before the end of the transfer window.

Stoke's Xherdan Shaqiri and Everton's Brendan Galloway in action

He wants to add competition for Paul Dummett at left-back and that has seen him targeting Everton defender Galloway.

The youngster impressed for the Blues last season, but he is facing a fight to get into the team under Ronald Koeman with Leighton Baines and Bryan Oviedo challenging.

Manchester United's Juan Mata in action with Everton's Brendan Galloway

As a result he is set to sign on a season-long loan deal with Newcastle according to the Chronicle, who will pay a substantial loan fee as well as his full wages to secure his signature.

They report that Benitez has targeted him because he is quick, athletic and able to support attacks, something the Spaniard is looking to add as he attempts to bring more balance to his side.

Everton's Brendan Galloway in action

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