NUFC officials arrive in Nice to ‘finalise’ deal for Allan Saint-Maximin – Report
Accoridng to RMC, Newcastle United representatives are currently in Nice in a bid to finalise a deal for French winger Allan Saint-Maximin.
The French outlet claims that Lee Charnley is aiming to complete the move after several weeks of negotiating, with the club now ‘confident’ of a deal worth €18m (£16.5m) + bonuses.
The piece does state that ‘finer details’ are still being worked on between the two parties, with agent commissions mentioned, however it sounds like we are trying to get this one wrapped up once and for all.
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12:33 PM – Aug 1, 2019
RMC sports’ chief reporter Sacha Tavolieri has said the following about the deal on Twitter in the last few moments:
“The leaders of #NewcastleUnited , including its president, are in Nice to conclude Alan’s deal #SaintMaximin based on a sum of 18M of € paid cash + small bonuses. There are still some details (commissions, etc.) to settle before formalization.”
Considering this deal has dragged on for weeks now and we’re in depserate need of an Ayoze Perez replacement, let’s hope this one is wrapped up ASAP.
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