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Newcastle, Wolves, Crystal Palace chase Nigeria’s David Okereke

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Newcastle, Wolves, Crystal Palace chase Nigeria’s David Okereke

Newcastle are reportedly tracking Spezia Calcio forward, David Okereke. The Nigerian U23 international is also linked with a host of Premier League and Serie A clubs.

David Okereke’s phenomenal performances this season have propelled Spezia Calcio to the playoffs, though they lost 1-2 in the Quarterfinals to Cittadella.

The pacy 21-year-old has 10 goals and 12 assists in 30 appearances in Italy’s second tier.

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Okereke can play both centrally and on the right wing. This season he has had 15 appearances as a striker, 14 on the right, and one on the left.

The academy product is highly regarded in Italy having been linked with Juventus and both Milan clubs this year.

A fee of about €8M would be likely enough for the Nigerian.

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Meanwhile, Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly also interested in Okereke. According to the Sun, Wolves the centre-forward is also on the radar of Crystal Palace.

 

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