Newcastle is ready to spend £ 500 thousand a week
Newcastle are willing to pay close to £500,000/week for Jesse Lingard on loan.
But they are open to attacking backup targets if they fail to land the midfielder, with Tottenham’s Dele Alli at the top of the list.
Lingard is their first choice and Toon hopes to add him to their Saudi Arabia training camp this week.
The British star, 29, was with Man United in Dubai, a three-hour flight from the Magpies winter base in Jeddah.
The Red Devils have turned down Newcastle’s first offer of the England midfielder, whose contract is out in the summer, still unsure if they will sanction a move.
A second auction took place last week and the relegation-threatened Starlings are now ready to pay a hefty loan fee of up to £6million north to bring Lingard in in four months. the end of the season.
Toon will also pay his £100,000-a-week salary.
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