Newcastle switch blow with ‘PSG willing to splash £159m to land Kvaratskhelia’
NEWCASTLE have suffered a blow of their pursuit of Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia after stories of Paris Saint-Germain lining up a shocking £159MILLION supply.
The 22-year-old sensational solely joined the Serie A leaders final summer time from Georgian aspect Dinamo Tbilisi for £8.6m.
However he’s already being linked with a transfer to the Premier League and Newcastle are considered a possible vacation spot.
Nevertheless, in accordance with Corriere dello Sport, PSG are making ready to pay a outstanding £159m to accumulate the ahead.
The Ligue 1 champions even have assured Champions League soccer – one thing Newcastle are combating for.
Eddie Howe‘s males sit two factors adrift of fourth-place Tottenham with two video games in hand.
Kvaratskhelia’s present contract runs till 2027, however he’s incomes simply £26,000-a-week.
A outstanding first season has seen him rack up 13 targets and 15 assists in 29 appearances.
And whereas an improved deal could possibly be on the playing cards, Kvaratskhelia, nicknamed “Kvaradona”, needs a launch clause put into his contract.
Napoli are reluctant to oblige as they worth their man at round £140m – a determine they might receive if PSG stump up the money.
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Napoli are closing in on their first league title in 33 years.
Luciano Spaletti’s aspect sit an enormous 18 factors clear on the high of Serie A.
They’re additionally in with an opportunity of profitable the Champions League as they put together to tackle AC Milan within the quarter-finals.
However they do face shedding their two greatest stars in the summertime, with Kvaratskhelia and striker Victor Osimhen each linked with strikes away.