Newcastle United signing Salomon Rondon would give them hardest working strike-force in Europe

WBA forward Salomon Rondon (r) challenges DeAndre Yedlin of Newcastle during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United at The Hawthorns on November 28,...

Newcastle United are said to be interested in snapping up Salomon Rondon from West Bromwich Albion.

Jose Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion is challenged by Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool and Andy Robertson of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West...

According to the Northern Echo, Newcastle United are considering making a move for West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon this summer.

Newcastle are on the look out for a new forward, and Rafael Benitez is said to be strongly considering Rondon as an option.

The Venezuelan international has a £16 million release clause, which could be activated by Newcastle now that West Brom have been relegated.

Jose Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion scores his sides first goal as Davinson Sanchez of Tottenham Hotspur attempts to block during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur...

If Rondon does sign for Newcastle, there will be some concerns over whether he will score enough goals to propel the Magpies up the league.

However, what Benitez would have is the hardest working strike-force in the Premier League, which could be crucial to him.

Benitez likes to press from the front, with Ayoze Perez being transformed from light-weight playmaker into a tireless runner during his time at St. James’ Park.

Jose Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns on...

Rondon is already regarded for his non-stop work-rate, with the target-man more than happy to run the channels during his time at West Brom.

And if Benitez does want energy up-front, then bringing in Rondon could be the perfect addition to his Newcastle squad.

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