Newcastle United plot a triple signing from Manchester United to bolster their squad this January transfer window, claims 90 mins.
Newcastle United have not had the best run of games this season in the Premier League. With just five wins so far in the league, the Magpies have planned on bolstering their squad over the winter transfer window. Steve Bruce has his eyes on three players from Manchester United as a potential signing this January.
According to 90min, Brandon Williams, Phil Jones, and Jesse Lingard of Manchester United have been identified as top priority signings. The Magpies plan on signing the Red Devil trio on a loan deal with winter. The three mentioned players currently face a challenging period at Old Trafford under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they have fallen down the pecking order under the eyes of the Norwegian manager.
A potential move to St James Park could turn to be fruitful for the three players and for Newcastle United as well. The Magpies are currently placed 15th in the Premier League and are just eight points away from the relegation zone. The addition of Lingard, Jones, and Williams could benefit Steve Bruce and his side given the experience this trio has collected during their respective tenures at Manchester United.
Brandon Williams in particular deserves playing time. The 20-year-old left-back has been dropped to the third choice left-back as Alex Telles leads the order followed by Luke Shaw. The Englishman could certainly make use of some minutes this season and a move to Newcastle United might just help him revive his career.
Meanwhile, Jesse Lingard faces a similar situation as well. The impact that Bruno Fernades has had as an attacking midfielder since his move last winter has seen Lingard completely lose his place in the starting eleven. Jones also faces the same fate as the defender has now become the third choice center-back after Alex Tuanzebe.