An replace has emerged relating to Newcastle’s curiosity in Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers.
What’s the discuss?
Based on American journalist Larry Henry Jr, through The Celtic Star, the Magpies are forward of Celtic within the race to signal the USA centre-back.
The report claims that he additionally has curiosity from overseas however wish to keep within the UK, with Celtic and Newcastle each keen on signing him.
Ought to Newcastle signal Carter-Vickers?
Newcastle have an ageing group of centre-back options, so bringing in a youthful various like Carter-Vickers might be a shrewd transfer by the membership. Ciaran Clark, Federico Fernandez, Fabian Schar and Paul Dummett are all 29 or older, with the youngest centre-back within the squad being 27-year-old Jamaal Lascelles.
The oldest of the set is Fernandez at 32, so he might be the perfect participant for Steve Bruce to switch this summer time. Carter-Vickers might are available in and take the Argentine’s place within the squad and supply a longer-term resolution at centre-back, permitting Bruce to then deal with different areas as a substitute of continually questioning when the age of the defence will must be addressed.
Former Luton boss Graeme Jones as soon as lauded the Spurs defender as “unimaginable” after touchdown him on mortgage beforehand, admitting that he spoke to Graham Potter – who managed him at Swansea – in regards to the USA worldwide.
Jones instructed Luton’s official website: “Graham Potter is one among my finest mates and I spoke to him about Cameron, having had him on mortgage at Swansea final season. He mentioned the character he’s bought is unimaginable, so I’m trying ahead to working with him.”
Carter-Vickers loved a stable mortgage spell with Bournemouth within the Championship final time period, averaging a WhoScored score of 6.79, whereas Fernandez managed a rating of 6.64 within the Premier League. This isn’t to say that the Spurs man would instantly be an improve on Fernandez, however he has proven promising indicators within the second tier.
The £20k-per-week defender additionally has loads of time to develop and develop as a defender on the age of 23. Bruce, a centre-back in his day, might be the right supervisor to progress his profession and assist him take the step as much as the Premier League. That is why a deal for Carter-Vickers might be very best for Newcastle at this second in time, as they’d be changing an ageing participant with somebody who has already impressed in England and has the potential to get even higher.
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