Report: Newcastle ace Jacob Murphy en route for Sheffield Wednesday medical ahead of loan deal

Kenedy (L) and Jacob Murphy (R) slap hands during the Newcastle United Training session at Carton House on July 16, 2018, in Kildare, Ireland.

Sheffield Wednesday are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign the Newcastle United winger.

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

According to a report from Sky Sports, Newcastle ace Jacob Murphy is currently on his way to Yorkshire to undertake a medical ahead of his proposed loan move to Sheffield Wednesday.

The 24-year-old joined the Toon from Norwich City in the summer of 2017 for a fee believed to be worth £12 million, according to BBC Sport, and he has gone on to make 41 appearances in all competitions for the Tyneside outfit.


Murphy will undoubtedly be a decent addition for Sheffield Wednesday, as the south Yorkshire outfit look to push for promotion this season.

The Newcastle winger possesses rapid pace, and his direct playing style is ideally suited to the intense nature of Championship football.

Jacob Murphy of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on December 16, 2017 in London, England.

He has struggled at Newcastle, however, so he will be excited at the prospect of a new lease of life at Hillsborough.

Sky Sports (Live transfer feed, 07:10) claims Murphy is en route to Yorkshire to complete a medical ahead of a proposed season-long loan move to Wednesday.

And it could turn out to be a great piece of business from the Owls.

Jacob Murphy of Newcastle United (07) celebrates with Salomon Rondon (9) after his assist which lead to the opening goal during the Premier League Match between Everton FC and Newcastle...

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