Newcastle to battle with major rivals for £20m-rated Hull City hotshot

Date published: Sunday 8th September 2019 3:21

Newcastle and Southampton are both interested in signing Hull City winger Jarrod Bowen in the January transfer window, according to reports.

The 22-year-old, who was named in the Championship team of the year last season after scoring 22 goals, has continued his form this term with four goals in seven appearances for the East Yorkshire side.

According to the Daily Express, the Magpies and Southampton have sent scouts to watch Bowen in the first few weeks of the season and are prepared to match Hull’s £20m asking price in the January window.

The Tigers resisted the urge to cash in on the hitman earlier this summer and the newspaper adds that the club hope their £20m price tag will be enough to put off potential suitors when the next opportunity for offers to come in arises.

Bowen moved to Hull from Hereford United in 2014 before being promoted to the club’s first team from the Under-18s ahead of the 2016/17 season.

 

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