Gary Neville backs PL move for Newcastle and Forest-linked Macauley Bonne

March 4th 2017,  Abbey Stadium, Cambridge, England; League 2 football, Cambridge United versus Colchester United; Macauley Bonne of Colchester United celebrates before realising his goal...

Leyton Orient striker Bonne has been linked with Newcastle and a whole host of other sides.

midfielder Kenny Davis of Sutton Utd and forward Macauley Bonne of Leyton Orient during the National League match between Leyton Orient and Sutton United at The Breyer Group Stadium on...

Gary Neville has hilariously backed a Premier League move for Leyton Orient striker Macauley Bonne on Twitter, with Newcastle United rivalling a number of top-flight sides for his signature.

The Sun have claimed earlier this month that Newcastle are in the midst of a heated battle with Leicester City, Crystal Palace, Fulham and Huddersfield Town, as well as five Championship sides.

 

The £500,000-rated forward is also interesting Nottingham Forest, Norwich City, Sheffield United, Stoke City and Queens Park Rangers, after scoring 16 goals in 24 games in Orient's promotion push.

Neville is a co-owner at National League side Salford City, who currently sit a point behind leaders Leyton Orient in second place. On hearing the rumours of a Premier League move for Orient's Bonne, Neville backed a move with Salford in mind.

Graham Alexander has guided Salford into second with 49 points from 24 league games, despite only just gaining promotion into the fifth tier at the end of last season.

If Orient lose Bonne, it would give Neville's Salford a huge change of gaining promotion into the Football League. 

Lincoln City's Macauley Bonne during the Vanarama National League match between Lincoln City and Braintree Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Lincoln, England.

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