Report: Newcastle United on the verge of signing Allan Saint-Maximin for £17m

Nice's French midfielder Allan Saint-Maximin celebrates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match Nice (OGCN) vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on March 18, 2018 at the...

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce has quickly strengthened his attack since taking charge at St. James' Park.

Nice's French midfielder Allan Saint-Maximin celebrates opening the scoring during the French L1 football match Nice (OGCN) vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on March 18, 2018 at the Allianz...

According to the Daily Mirror, Allan Saint-Maximin is close to joining Newcastle United in a £17 million deal.

Newcastle had looked set to sign Saint-Maximin from Nice, but they have struggled to get a deal over the line.

Concerns have risen at Newcastle that the transfer could have fallen through at the last minute.

 

However, the Mirror suggest that Newcastle are now on the verge of completing the deal and at a cheaper price than first expected.

For £17 million, Newcastle appear to be getting one of the most dangerous dribblers in Europe and he could be an inspired addition.

Nice's French forward Allan Saint-Maximin reacts during the French L1 football match between Nice and Montpellier on April 7, 2019 at the

If Saint-Maximin does join Newcastle’s first choice attack would look strong, with Miguel Almiron and Joelinton already at the club.

Saint-Maximin would add pace and skill to Newcastle’s forward line and the latest reports should ease the anxiety around St. James’ Park that a deal was going to fall through for the Nice winger.

Nice's French midfielder Allan Saint-Maximin celebrates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match Nice (OGCN) vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on March 18, 2018 at the...

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