Date: 12th January 2017 at 7:53am
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Championship outfit Newcastle United are still considering a January transfer window move for AFC Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.

That is according to a report by the Newcastle Chronicle who have stated that ‘Newcastle United have not given up on Callum Wilson’.

The Cherries striker has confessed that he has been frustrated in recent weeks having recently found himself on the bench in the Premier League, battling for a place in the starting XI alongside Joshua King and Benik Afobe.

Due to Afobe’s lack of international clearance against Arsenal, Wilson returned to the starting XI and scored from the penalty spot.

He also impressed playing alongside King.

Since that performance according to the report in Newcastle, the trail has gone cold over the last few days in regards to Newcastle making an imminent move.

But Newcastle ‘have held an interest in Bournemouth striker Wilson since the summer and even if they opt not to pursue it further in January, he will remain on their radar until what they hope will be a Premier League-ready revamp in the summer.

If they were to make a bid it is believed AFC Bournemouth would only consider an offer in-excess of £20million a figure that would break Newcastle United’s transfer record which is £16 million spent on Michael Owen.

Your Say…

SteveJonesLegend wrote…

‘Callum looked good (against Arsenal), for the first time in a while, however, he is still taking one touch too many… Last night saw him through on goal and he took 3 touches to get him closer, with the result him getting tackled…

Before his injury he’d have taken one touch (maybe 2) then shot…

He seems to have more belief in his ability to get close to the keeper and win a penalty than scoring at the moment…

Solve that issue and he’ll be bang on form again…
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