NEWCASTLE is believed to have made a £25m offer for Diego Carlos by Sevilla as Tottenham enter the race to win him away from Spain.
Eddie Howe made it a priority to bring the Brazilian midfielder to St James’ Park this month with players who want to join Magpies.
It has been stated that 28 years old have agreed to personal terms with Toon.
Premier League outfit struggles reportedly ready to offer the defender £110,000 a week.
But they have yet to agree a fee with Sevilla, as the La Liga side are looking for more cash.
Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano tweeted: “Newcastle’s offer for Diego Carlos around 30 million euros [£25m] guarantee has been denied.
“The warblers are still pushing, Sevilla wants to keep Diego but the deal doesn’t work out.”
Newcastle are also said to be fighting another Premier League in the race to serve Carlos.
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And Daily mail announced that Tottenham are in competition with the Warblers.
Antonio Conte is keen to strengthen his squad this month for Spurs to finish in the top four.
The report also adds that Italian giants AC Milan is another club that is interested in Carlos.
Although currently, Newcastle still leads the way in winning the 2020 Olympic gold medal.
Newcastle are determined to buy more players after the arrival of Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood.
Manchester United outcast Jesse Lingard is a serious target with the England player tempted by this move.
Meanwhile, the club is said to be interested signed Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno on initial loan.
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