Lucas Digne’s ‘incredible’ contract claims are proving to be a big deal for Newcastle United, according to Sun (January 9, p. 59) Premier League rivals Aston Villa are targeting the Everton defender.
To Digne and Benitez, it didn’t seem like the town was big enough for either of them.
Though ask Everton supporters if they’d like to depart by the back door this month and most would say Benitez rather than a £18m France international who has established himself as one of the players. most famous in recent Goodison Park history.
However, major shareholder Farhad Moshiri continues to throw his weight behind his underfunded head coach with an unclear story is expected to end with Digne’s mid-season departure.
Will Aston Villa beat Newcastle to get Lucas Digne?
Based on sports sky, an ambitious Aston Villa The two sides have conducted advanced talks to sign one of Europe’s best left-backs.
If The Athletic It is believed that the shocking signing of Philippe Coutinho has convinced Digne, another former Barcelona player, that Aston Villa is a club where he can achieve his lofty ambitions.
However, it seems that the 28-year-old player is not very interested in Newcastle’s offer.
While Kieran Trippier is willing to risk his place in the England squad for the World Cup by joining a club just one point behind the bottom of the Premier League and reaching the relegation final, Digne did not.
Even if the former young player of PSG to be interested in Newcastle’s offer, The Sun believe his ‘incredible’ contract demands will potentially pay off the prospect of a move to St James’ Park in January.
Digne currently earns £100,000 a week.
Such spending hardly scratches the surface of their Saudi Arabian owner’s £500 billion fortune, but, as The Sun points out, Newcastle want to avoid handing over attractive contracts to new signings.
Advertising itself as a club willing to hand over silly sums to potential signings runs the risk of attracting the wrong character.
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