Having completed the signing of Granit Xhaka from the Germany Bundesliga and annoucing the signing of the Japanese youngster Takuma Asano last Sunday. Arsenal are working on both outgoings and incomings according to reports.
To this end, Newcastle United are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal defender Isaac Hayden in the summer transfer window, as Rafael Benitez looks to bolster his squad ahead of the Championship season.
The Magpies fans have according to reports has taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking their club with a move for Gunners defender in the summer transfer window as according to reports from The Shields Gazette.
Same report went on saying that the young defender will undergo a medical on Tyneside on Saturday. The 21-year-old, who can also play as a defensive midfielder, as gained a full experience of playing in the Championship with Hull City.
The England Under-20 international played for Hull City on loan from Arsenal during the 2015-16 season. He scored one goals and created 13 chances in his 17 Championship appearances for the Tigers last season.
While playing for the Tigers at the Championship, the England Under-20 international had a pass accuracy of 88% also had a shot accuracy of 40%, he won eight headers, 13 dribbles, and with 13 tackles.
He can operate in a number of roles across the defence and in a defensive midfield role and it’s believed that the starlet would be interested in the move due to the experience and potential learning curve he would be guaranteed from Benitez.
Newcastle have completed a number of signings in recent weeks including the club recent signing of Atletico Madrid right back Jesus Gamez, with the influence of Benitez as the Magpies manager proved the deal to be fruitful.
He is unlikely to make the step up to the first-team this coming season with Hull City; however, his move to Newcastle will be an ideal option for all parties, with a loan the most likely option.