GIVE JUDE A BELL
NEWCASTLE have joined Real Madrid in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund and England wonderkid Jude Bellingham, according to reports.
Bellingham, 19, is one of the most in-demand teenagers in world football.
Newcastle have joined Real Madrid and Co in the race to sign Jude Bellingham
His performances at the World Cup last November-December reaffirmed himself on the transfer wish list of some of Europe’s top clubs.
Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City have all been linked with the ex-Birmingham ace.
On mainland Europe, Real Madrid hold a heavy interest in signing the midfielder.
Bellingham in huge demand for clubs
However, Real and Co have been joined by Newcastle in the race to sign Bellingham, according to SportBild.
The Magpies are flying high in the Premier League, sat third after 20 games played.
Eddie Howe’s men are on course to secure European football of some kind for next season, with a Champions League finish on the cards.
Newcastle also have a Carabao Cup final to look forward to at the end of the month, where they will place Man Utd.
Dortmund intend to achieve a club record sale for Bellingham in the summer.
The German giants rate Bellingham at around £125million, which Newcastle may be able to pay due to their newly mega-rich status following the Saudi takeover.
Bellingham is continuing his World Cup form back at club Dortmund.
The midfield dynamo has ten goals across all competitions this season.
He is also being trusted to captain the team at times.