JONJO SHELVEY is on the verge of sealing a shock transfer to Besiktas, it has been claimed.
The midfielder has fallen down the Newcastle pecking order as of late and is at the moment on the sidelines because of damage.
And Turkish giants Besiktas are within the strategy of providing him an escape from St James’ Park.
That is based on Spor Enviornment, who claims the Black Eagles are “in talks” with each Newcastle and Shelvey a couple of doable switch.
Negotiations over the potential transfer to Instanbul for Shelvey – who may probably hyperlink up with Dele Alli who’s there on mortgage from Everton – are mentioned to be “positive.”
Shelvey is at the moment out with a calf damage and is anticipated to be crocked till March on the earliest.
His future at St James’ Park is up within the air because the Magpies are weighing up bringing in midfield reinforcements earlier than the switch window closes.
Chelsea and Leicester aces Jorginho and Youri Tielemans are understood to be on the membership’s shortlist.
Shelvey is alleged to have been left devastated by his newest damage setback.
In December, Toon boss Eddie Howe mentioned of the previous Charlton ace: “He is upset. He is a passionate man.
“He lives for soccer and the sensation of enjoying, displaying his expertise on a weekly foundation.
“That is a giant driver and when he is not ready to do this it is a large factor taken away from him.
“I noticed him yesterday, and had a superb chat with him.
“He’s much more constructive now in regards to the future, actually specializing in the long run
“Though the time interval is prolonged, it’s not a long-term damage.
“He can in a short time get into his rehab, begin operating once more fairly rapidly.
“There’s so much to be constructive about.”
Champions-League-chasing Newcastle will probably be again in motion on Saturday night, travelling to Selhurst Park to tackle Crystal Palace.