Newcastle 'begin talks' with former Chelsea defender as Eddie Howe continues to bolster Magpies’ back line: report

Eddie Howe smiles as Newcastle head coach
Eddie Howe has started Newcastle's transfer business early (Image credit: Getty Images)

Newcastle United have began discussions with Fikayo Tomori’s representatives over a possible move, a new report has disclosed. 

The Magpies are looking to bolster their defence following the long–tern absences of Sven Botman and Jamaal Lascelles, who may not be back in action until next year.

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Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a freelance football journalist who predominantly specialises in transfer stories and exclusives. He began his career in 2016 covering the world-renowned Sandbach United, of North West Counties fame, before earning a spot on the sports desks of national papers, where he bounced between several outlets such as Sportbible, the Express, Mirror, and Daily Star. An NCTJ graduate of the News Associates who swapped investigative journalism in the Costa del Sol for football reporting in Northern England, he first wrote for FourFourTwo in December 2023.