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Dimitri Oberlin links with Newcastle United surely a concern for Rolando Aarons

Manager of Newcastle United Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on December 16, 2017 in London,...

Newcastle United are said to be interested in bringing Dimitri Oberlin to St. James' Park.

Basel's Swiss forward Dimitri Oberlin scores a goal against Benfica's Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar during the UEFA Champions league Group A football match between FC Basel 1893 and SL...

According to The Sun, Newcastle United are set to make a move for Dimitri Oberlin in the January transfer window and that could be bad news for Rolando Aarons.

Newcastle are on the look out for a new attacker, and Oberlin is said to have caught Rafael Benitez’s eye.

If Oberlin was to arrive at St. James’ Park, he would increase Benitez’s forward options - but that may not be good news for Aarons.

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 had to deal with minimal game-time this term, with the youngster struggling to break into Benitez’s starting plans.

The 22-year-old has been given chances off the substitutes’ bench, but he is yet to start a Premier League contest this term.

Rolando Aarons of Newcastle United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle at Stamford Bridge on February 13, 2016 in London, England.

And with Oberlin also in Newcastle’s squad, his chances of playing would be even more restricted.

Oberlin is capable of playing up-front or down the wing, and if the 20-year-old is to arrive at Tyneside, that may be a signal that Aarons needs to move on, for his own development.

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