Newcastle United are in talks over a move for Bayer Leverkusen left-back Mitchel Bakker.
The Dutch U21 international, a product of Ajax's academy, only joined Leverkusen last summer from Paris St Germain in a deal worth up to £8.5million and Newcastle are willing to offer them a quick profit.
Bakker is a modern full-back. He is over 6ft tall, has the build of a centre back so would give much needed height and athleticism in that role plus pace.
Newcastle United are in talks over a move for Bayer Leverkusen left-back Mitchel Bakker (L)
Eddie Howe is also hoping to finalise £30m deal with Sevilla's Diego Carlos (above) this week
He was first choice for Paris St Germain under Thomas Tuchel but drifted out of favour under Mauricio Pochettino and