Newcastle United look like missing out on Munir

Munir El Haddadi (2nd L) of Valencia CF celebrates with his teammates Fabian Orellana (L), Joao Cancelo (3rd L) and Dani Parejo (4th L) after scoring his team's second goal during the La...

Reported Newcastle United target Munir is on his way to Torino it seems.

Munir El Haddadi (2nd L) of Valencia CF celebrates with his teammates Fabian Orellana (L), Joao Cancelo (3rd L) and Dani Parejo (4th L) after scoring his team's second goal during the La...

According to Catalan outlet Sport, Barcelona talent Munir is set to join Italian side Torino after both clubs agreed a deal.

Last week it was reported that Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez was interested in bringing him to St James's Park, as reported by The Guardian.

Crystal Palace boss Frank De Boer is also a "big fan" of the 21-year-old, according to Sport, but the Serie A outfit look in pole position to sign the Spaniard.

Munir El Haddadi of Valencia reacts on the pitch during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Atletico de Madrid at Mestalla Stadium on October 02, 2016 in Valencia, Spain.

Munir, who was loaned to Valencia last season, would've been a very decent signing for Newcastle but fans of the North-East club won't be surprised to see another one slip through Benitez's net.

It has been a frustrating summer for the Magpies, with the Spanish manager - who has missed out on a number of his transfer targets - and Mike Ashley seemingly at loggerheads over a lack of financial backing from the owner.

Munir El Haddadi of Valencia CF wins the header before Saul Niguez of Atletico de Madrid during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Valencia CF at Estadio Vicente...

With the transfer window closing tomorrow, Newcastle, who have lost two of their first three Premier League games this season, still have a bit of work to do if they want to ensure a successful return to the top flight, following a stint in the Championship last season.

Earlier today it was reported by The Daily Mail that United had asked about Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun, with Dwight Gayle linked with a late move away.

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