Newcastle United are reportedly one of many golf equipment who’re all in favour of a transfer for Ajax sensation, Mohammed Kudus, with the Tynesiders having seemingly made an enquiry relating to the Ghanian’s availability.
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In response to 90min, the Magpies are believed to have ‘requested about’ the 22-year-old’s scenario in Amsterdam following the ahead’s starring function for his nation on the World Cup, with the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool all named as potential suitors.
This follows earlier stories over the summer season which claimed that the 20-cap starlet was a goal for sporting director Dan Ashworth, whereas fellow Premier League aspect Everton are believed to have seen a £15m provide rebuffed within the current window.
The most recent suggestion – as per 90min – is that the previous Nordsjaelland man might now command a price of round £30m in January, with a bunch of golf equipment throughout Europe additionally believed to have proven an curiosity in his signature.
As acknowledged above, the 5-foot-9 speedster has made a glowing begin to the continued event in Qatar, having notably netted twice throughout the Black Stars’ current conquer South Korea to assist bolster their hopes of development to the knockout phases.
That brilliance brace has come following what has been a shocking run of type for the Accra-born gem within the early months of the marketing campaign at membership stage, having netted ten occasions in simply 21 appearances in all competitions for the Eredivisie giants.
Lauded as a “aim machine” by journalist Akosua Adjei, Kudus has notably showcased his abilities on the Champions League stage of late, memorably firing in a panoramic strike within the win over Rangers on matchday one after shrugging off opposition defender, James Tavernier.
Such moments of high quality on the elite stage for each membership and nation have unsurprisingly captured the eye of a rising record of suitors, though the teenager has seemingly been tipped for greatness prior to now, having even been in comparison with Dutch footballing legend, Clarence Seedorf following his arrival on the Johan Cruyff Enviornment in 2020.
That was the decision of membership scout John Steen Olsen, who stated on the time:
“Kudus can play in all positions in midfield anyway, however he also can play within the striker within the entrance or on the appropriate. That makes him so fascinating. He appears a bit like a younger Clarence Seedorf.”
That’s notable reward contemplating the profession that the now-retired ace would get pleasure from, with the 46-year-old having racked up over 850 appearances throughout spells on the likes of Actual Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan, in addition to for Ajax.
That glittering journey noticed the commanding midfielder – who featured 87 occasions for his nation – win the Champions League on 4 events, whereas being the solely man to win the competitors with three completely different golf equipment.
To be in comparison with such an iconic determine in European soccer is more likely to be noteworthy so far as these again at St James’ Park are involved, with supervisor Eddie Howe more likely to relish the prospect to get to work with a Seedorf-esque expertise, ought to Ashworth handle to get a deal over the road.