Should Newcastle use West Brom's Aarons links amid Rondon interest?

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

Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion reportedly both want a player from the other club's squad this summer.

West Bromwich Albion's Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon (R) tries to make room for a cross as Newcastle United's US defender DeAndre Yedlin (L) defends during the English Premier League...

According to a recent report from the Shields Gazette, Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez could have to accept defeat in his pursuit of Salomon Rondon due to the wages and agent fees taking a potential deal well beyond the value of the Venezuelan's £16.5 million release clause.

The West Brom striker does not boast a Premier League record that jumps off the page by any means, but he has been a popular player at The Hawthorns during his time with the Baggies and certainly ticks a lot of boxes.

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

If Benitez is working with a tight budget again this summer, signing Rondon seems to be a very decent option for the Magpies - and perhaps there is now a way for Newcastle to drag that asking price down.

The Daily Mirror reported earlier this week that Darren Moore has his eye on Rolando Aarons with James McClean looking set to leave the club to join Stoke City this summer

Rolando Aarons of Newcastle United celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St James' Park on August 30,...

Aarons has certainly not kicked on in recent years, and many Newcastle fans were in favour of a potential move for the 22-year-old during this window as there are serious concerns regarding whether he is still able to reach the first-team at St James' Park.

If Benitez thinks in a similar way, then perhaps he should reach out to West Brom and suggest that Moore can have Aarons, provided that his arrival lowers Rondon's asking price, in the hope that a deal can be done that makes a lot more financial sense for the Magpies. 

If Newcastle can use a player that they may perhaps be tempted to discard to land one of Benitez's targets, then it could turn out to be a superb piece of business from the Magpies that West Brom also benefit from given that they could be powerless to prevent Rondon from leaving anyway.

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