Bayer Leverkusen be a part of Leeds United in hunt for Newcastle United wide-man


Newcastle United’s Jacob Murphy is considered a wanted man. Close-out of contract, Murphy played a major role in the Magpies’ most recent 2020-21 season and has reportedly attracted the interest of several top European clubs.

Murphy, 26, has been with Newcastle United since arriving from Norwich City in 2017 after a £ 10.1m move.

Since arriving, the Englishman has played 72 games in all competitions, contributing directly to 11 goals.

However, with his contract expiring at the end of the month, Murphy, who can play as right winger or right-back, appears precariously about to leave the north-east of England.

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According to a recent report by Football Insider, several clubs, including Leeds United and German club Bayer Leverkusen, are interested in signing the 26-year-old in order to capitalize on the player’s upcoming contract expiration.

In addition to Leeds United and Bayer Leverkusen, Murphy is also wanted by Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds, Burnley, Southampton, Watford and Scottish champions Rangers, according to Football Insider.

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