Newcastle fans are dreaming of summer move for Bournemouth's 'brilliant' David Brooks

A Newcastle fans shows his frustration during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and AFC Bournemouth at St. James Park on November 4, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Rafa Benitez reportedly wants to bring Bournemouth star David Brooks to Newcastle United.

David Brooks of AFC Bournemouth celebrates after he scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium on October 1,...

David Brooks has been a revelation in his first Premier League season.

The fresh-faced play-maker has taken to life at Bournemouth like a duck to water, scoring seven times and providing five assists to establish himself as a potential front-runner for the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

In short, the Welsh wizard has all the raw talent to follow in the footsteps of his compatriots Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey.

But, as long as Mike Ashley remains at the helm of Newcastle United, the chances of Brooks wearing the famous black and white stripes look slim.

David Brooks of Wales during the UEFA Nations League B group four match between Wales and Ireland at Cardiff City Stadium on September 6, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

According to the Daily Star, Rafa Benitez wants to bring Brooks to Tyneside in the summer alongside his Bournemouth team-mate Ryan Fraser and Burnley winger Dwight McNeil.

Now, Brooks is a typical Newcastle signing in many ways; he is young, promising, and has a huge re-sale value. But he’d also cost somewhere in the region of £50 million, according to the Mirror, with that eye-watering price-tag more than likely to burst Benitez’s bubble. His value has certainly rocketed since he joined Bournemouth from Sheffield United for £11.5million.

Brooks would be a dream signing for Newcastle, but don’t expect Ashley to make this a reality.

Joshua King and Junior Stanislas congratulate team-mate David Brooks after he scores a goal to make it 1-0 during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove...

 

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