Newcastle could sign Chelsea’s Christian Atsu permanently for £6.5m within
NEWCASTLE reportedly have to option to sign Christian Atsu permanently – but must do so within one week of the season ending.days
The Ghana international has impressed while on loan at the Magpies from Chelsea this term.The 25-year-old netted a key goal in Newcastle‘s 4-1 win over Preston as Rafa Bentiez’s men secured their promotion back to the Premier League.
Newcastle celebrate promotion to the Premier League
Itis said that they must activate the clause within seven days of the season finishing on May 7.ESPN add that personal terms are already agreed with Atsu keen to secure regular first-team action in the top-flight next term.
Chelsea midfielder Christian Atsu in action for NewcastleAtsu joined Chelsea from Porto in the summer of 2013 but is yet to make his first-team debut for the Blues.He has instead been sent out on multiple loans and is now open to leaving Chelsea for good.
ESPN report that a number of clubs are keeping tabs on Atsu and will launch offers for him should Newcastle decide against snapping him up.