Newcastle fans unimpressed as club linked with Martin Terrier

Lyon's French midfielder Martin Terrier reacts after scoring a goal  during the French L1 football match between Lyon (OL) and Strasbourg (RCSA) on August 24, 2018, at the Groupama Stadium...

Newcastle are reportedly looking to land the Lyon attacker on loan.

Martin Terrier of Lyon celebrates his goal with Lucas Tousart during the french League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) at Stade de la Licorne on December 19, 2018 in Amiens, France.

Newcastle United are reportedly interested in signing Olympique Lyonnais attacker Martin Terrier before the end of the January transfer window - but Toon fans are hardly excited at the prospect of landing the Frenchman.

French newspaper L'Equipe have claimed that Newcastle are interested in signing the 21-year-old attacker on loan until the end of the season, though the report does not include whether a permanent clause would be included.


Terrier has featured 21 times for Lyon this season in all competitions, scoring four goals and making two substitute appearances in Lyon's Champions League campaign - they face Barcelona in the last 16.

Newcastle are said to be after a number 10 and a winger this month, and Terrier can operate as both. The former Lille and Strasbourg star can also be used as a striker.

Lyon's French midfielder Martin Terrier (L) celebrates with Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar (R) after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Dijon (DFCO) and...

Though hardly the proven attacker Newcastle fans may be looking for their club to sign help escape the clutches of relegation, Terrier's speed and skill can excite many on his day.

He has the ability to create something out of nothing, but Toon fans are not impressed with the potential signing of Terrier and have taken to Twitter to express their dismay at the links.

Strasbourg's French forward Martin Terrier celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup football match between Grenoble and Strasbourg on February 8, 2018 at Stade des Alpes in...

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