Newcastle United Dangles £100,000 A Week Deal At Super Eagles AFCON Star Moses Simon

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English Premier League side Newcastle United have made Nantes and Super Eagles winger Moses Simon their prime target in the summer transfer window, OwnGoalNigeria.com can exclusively reveal.

Simon carries a transfer price tag of around £20m pounds which the now rich Newcastle United don’t see as a problem and they are currently locked in talks with Nantes over reaching a deal.

Nantes are open to the idea of letting Simon leave after blocking a January transfer move to Leeds United as they need him to help them finish the season on a high. Leeds United are still keen on signing him in the summer.

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It’s now down to both teams but for now Newcastle United offer of £100,000 a week as salary puts them in the driving seat to seal the signing of the 26 year old. The owners of the club have been on his trail for a while.

They tried to sign him for Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia after his first session at Nantes where he was on loan from Levante but Simon decided on signing a permanent deal at Nantes. Same persons are behind the move to sign him in the summer.

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The star of Nigeria at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, he has so far scored two goals this session in Ligue 1 with six assists to his name as well from 20 games in all competitions.

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