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Report: Newcastle plot raid to sign 6ft 4in powerhouse in January

Newcastle United have turned their attention towards Joe Worrall ahead of the January transfer window. According to The Sun, Nottingham Forest defender Worrall is a January target for Newcastle.

Steve Bruce is desperate to bring in defensive reinforcements to shore things up and prepare his side to battle against relegation. Therefore, Worrall has emerged as a top target. This report calims his contract is up in the summer and Newcastle want to sign him for a cut-price fee.

The 22-year-old is back at Nottingham Forest after finishing a mixed loan spell at Rangers. Since returning, the 6ft 4in centre-half has been a rock at the back, playing in every league game for Sabri Lamouchi’s team.

Worrall has already played more than 100 senior games for Dagenham & Redbridge, Nottingham Forest and Rangers combined. Newcastle hope he will follow Jamaal Lascelles from The City Ground to St James’ Park.

 

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