Dennis Praet allegedly favoured a move to Newcastle United over Premier League rivals Everton, but a deal for the Sampdoria star was impossible for now.
Newcastle are reportedly on the look-out for a new creative midfielder, but Dennis Praet's role at St James' Park would be somewhat of a balancing act.
Newcastle United wanted Sampdoria's Dennis Praet in the summer and the potential takeover would make a deal look far more likely.
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Everton and Newcastle United were both linked with Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet during the summer transfer window.
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Dennis Praet interested Newcastle United in the summer window.
Newcastle United and Everton were linked to the Belgian playmaker.
Dennis Praet was linked with Newcastle United in the summer but eventually chose to stay in Serie A with Sampdoria.