By Craig Hope for MailOnline
Published: 17:58 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 17:59 BST, 1 September 2020
Callum Wilson is waiting for Bournemouth and Newcastle to agree a deal on his proposed move to St James’ Park, with Steve Bruce’s need for signings greater than ever after a 5-1 drubbing at Middlesbrough.
Newcastle’s pre-season is turning into a nightmare for the head coach with serious injuries to goalkeeper Martin Dubravka and striker Dwight Gayle followed by Tuesday’s heavy loss at Championship side Boro.
Magpies captain Jamaal Lascelles and home midfielder Lewis Wing were sent off following an off-the-ball altercation but they will avoid a suspension in the regular season, instead missing Monday’s rematch between the teams on Tyneside.
Callum Wilson has interest from several clubs but his preferred destination