Newcastle are waiting for the go ahead from Eddie Howe before initiating a bid to sign West Ham starlet Harrison Ashby.
That’s according to a report from Sky Sports who claim that Newcastle are eyeing up the 21-year-old Hammer as a potential January transfer window signing.
Report linking Ashby with a move from the London Stadium to St James’ Park have been rife over the past few months.
The young right-back is out of contract with the Hammers in the summer of 2023, so he could leave in six month’s time for absolutely nothing.
There is a chance that he could be sold in January for a nominal fee as well. And it seems as though Newcastle could be the club to prise him away from East London…
Newcastle owners have asked Eddie Howe for green light to make West Ham player bid
Sky Sports reckon that the Magpies owners are keen to sign Harrison Ashby in January, but are just waiting for the go ahead from Eddie Howe.
Losing the 21-year-old to Newcastle would be a massive blow for West Ham.
I believe that David Moyes should be doing absolutely everything in his power to prevent this from happening.
He will undoubtedly go on to become an elite right-back, if his attitude and application to work is spot on of course.
Keeping him at the London Stadium would end up saving Moyes millions in the transfer market.
Ashby is a special talent with exceptional technique, impressive energy and speed and a really mature mindset given his tender years.
Let’s just hope that Moyes manages to pull something out the bag and keep him in East London, with Newcastle thought to be lining up a bid for the West Ham ace.
Losing 21-year-old in January will be a double whammy for Moyes, but it’s his own fault
Jesse Lingard spills the beans and his comments will absolutely baffle West Ham fans