Newcastle United lining up January move for Man Utd talented defender

By | December 4, 2020

Newcastle United are reportedly exploring the possibility of securing the services of Manchester United left-back Brandon Williams on loan when the transfer window will be re-opened in January.

The 20-year-old has been restricted to just five games this campaign, with both Alex Telles and Luke Shaw ahead of him when it comes to the left-back spot at Old Trafford.

Williams only recently put pen on a new long-term contract with the 20-time English champions, however, could allegedly be available on loan for the second half of the 2020-21 season.

According to ChronicleLive, the Magpies are keeping tabs on the defender, who has manged to found back of the net once and provided three assists in 40 first-team games for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

The report suggests that Newcastle United head-coach, Steve Bruce’s strong relationship with the Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has placed the team in a tough position when it comes to potentially securing a January deal.

Southampton were heavily linked with the England Under-21s international in the latter stages of the summer transfer window.

Man Utd another star Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo have also being tipped to depart from the club in January in order to secure regular first-team football somewhere else.