Report: Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion face complications over Salomon Rondon deal

Jose Salomon Rondón of Newcastle United and Rafael Benítez the head coach

Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion effectively swapped strikers last summer.

Salomon Rondon of Newcastle United celebrates at the final whistle during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on May 12, 2019 in London,...

According to the Chronicle, Newcastle United are struggling to agree a potential trade deal with West Bromwich Albion for Salomon Rondon.

Newcastle and West Brom swapped strikers this season, and the deal worked out brilliantly for both clubs.

Rondon joined Newcastle on loan, while West Brom took Gayle on a temporary basis.


The strikers won their respective club’s Player of the Season awards, and there have been suggestions that their loan moves could be made permanent now.

In an ideal world, Newcastle may well just trade Gayle for Rondon with West Brom.

Dwight Gayle of West Bromwich Albion challenges goalkeeper Jed Steer of Aston Villa which resulted in him receiving a red card during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Semi Final: First...

However, Albion’s failure to earn promotion has left Gayle pondering over whether he wants to move back to the Hawthorns.

Newcastle could also potentially offer West Brom Jacob Murphy, who also spent time with the Baggies this term.

However, Murphy was less successful at West Brom and at the moment they have no interest in signing him back.

Jacob Murphy of Newcastle United (07)takes on Ben Brereton of Blackburn Rovers (19)

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