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Newcastle's Matty Longstaff Offered Lucrative Deal Which Would Make Him The Highest Paid Player At Club

Newcastle's Matty Longstaff Offered Lucrative Deal Which Would Make Him The Highest Paid Player At Club

Newcastle United starlet Matty Longstaff has been offered a huge deal by Udinese.

Longstaff has rose to prominence this season following his showings for Newcastle in the Premier League.

And the talented midfielder, who's on a reported £850 per week academy contract, could leave England for Italy after being tabled a lucrative five-year deal, according to Sky Sports.

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Longstaff's future has been the subject of intense transfer speculation after rejecting a long-term contract from Newcastle who reportedly offered him a £15,000 per week deal.

The North East outfit have yet to return with another offer with Udinese set to pounce by offering the 20-year-old a reported £30,000 per week contract, along with a signing-on fee.

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Longstaff traveled to Italy for talks before the global pandemic with the player weighing up his options.

The Serie A side would also have to pay Newcastle around £400,000 in compensation due to Longstaff's age.

Further reports claim Longstaff would become Udinese's highest paid player if he does put to paper with the Italian club.

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Rodrigo De Paul is currently the club's highest earner with a £26,000 per week contract.

Longstaff to Udinese? Watch this space.

Topics: Football News, Football, Serie A, Premier League, Transfer news

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.