Reported Newcastle United target Patrick Erras comments on speculation

Ozan Kabak of VfB Stuttgart, Hanno Behrens of 1. FC Nuernberg and Patrick Erras of 1. FC Nuernberg battle for the ball during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Nuernberg...

FC Nurnberg midfielder Patrick Erras is reportedly on the radar of Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle United.

Alexander Esswein of VfB Stuttgart and Patrick Erras of 1. FC Nuernberg battle for the ball during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Nuernberg at Mercedes-Benz Arena on...

Reported Newcastle United target and FC Nurnberg midfielder Patrick Erras has told Bild that there has been approach from him from a club in the Premier League.

Bild has claimed that Newcastle in the Premier League are interested in scoring the services of Erras from Nurnberg in the summer transfer window.

The 24-year-old midfielder has revealed that there has been approach from clubs in England and in the Bundesliga for him.

 

The German, though, has not dropped any hint that he is going to force a move out of Nurnberg this summer.

Erras told Bild: “I can confirm that clubs from the Premier League and the Bundesliga have already approached my advisor. But my first contact will always be the club.”

Steven Zuber of Stuttgart (L) in action with Patrick Erras of Nuernberg during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Nuernberg at Mercedes-Benz Arena on April 6, 2019 in...

Stats

Erras has made seven starts and six substitute appearances in the Bundesliga for Nurnberg so far this season, providing one assist in the process, according to WhoScored.

During the 2017-18 campaign, the German made 19 starts and four substitute appearances in the second division for Nurnberg, scoring one and providing three assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Nurnberg are second from bottom in the Bundesliga table at the moment with 17 points from 28 matches.

Alexander Esswein of VfB Stuttgart and Patrick Erras of 1. FC Nuernberg battle for the ball during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Nuernberg at Mercedes-Benz Arena on...

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