Newcastle United are interested in signing Parma forward Roberto Inglese in the summer transfer window, according to the Chronicle.
The Magpies appear to be preparing to make a number of new additions in the off-season, having shattered their transfer record to sign Paraguayan international Miguel Almiron from Atlanta United in January.
Almiron has made a huge impact at Newcastle, helping drag Rafa Benitez’s side into mid-table, and it has been claimed that he could be joined on Tyneside by the 27-year-old Inglese.
Inglese joined Napoli for £9 million in the summer of 2017, as reported by CalcioNapoli 24, but he has failed to make a single appearance for the club under either Maurizio Sarri or Carlo Ancelotti.
The centre-forward spent last season on loan at Chievo Verona, scoring an impressive 12 Serie A goals, and he has impressed since arriving at newly promoted Parma last year. In 23 matches, Inglese has hit the back of the net eight times for the Gialloblu.
Inglese could be seen as a cheaper alternative to Joelinton, the highly-rated Hoffenheim striker who is valued at £40 million, according to the Sun.
Have something to tell us about this article?