Newcastle closely monitoring 22-year-old talented defender

Antonee Robinson was on the verge of finalising a shock £10m to AC Milan close to the winter transfer deadline but could not complete his medical in time. However, the failed Italy move could pave the way for a move to the top flight in the summer.

Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Chelsea, have all been linked with a potential swoop for the footballer in the summer. Magpies could be in the market for a left-back when the window re-opens if Danny Rose’s loan isn’t turned into a permanent deal.

The Tottenham Hotspur loan man was linked with a switch to Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain over the weekend. Meanwhile, The Northern Echo report that Magpies sent a representative to further cast an eye over Brentford winger Said Benrahma on Saturday.

Algerian forward, linked with a £15m to the Premier League last week, is a Championship gem who interested Steve Bruce last summer. Newcastle United were ‘ready to battle’ Leicester City for Benrahma, while the Gunners were mentioned in an additional report.

Aston Villa were keen admirers of the forward over the previous two windows, however, Said has stayed put at Griffin Park and assist their promotion charge.