Newcastle United have reportedly considered making a second offer to sign Watford striker Joao Pedro, with the Hornets already rejecting a £20m bid for the alleged Liverpool target this week.
According to the Daily Mail, the Magpies are considering the possibility of returning to Watford with a revised offer for Pedro, with Newcastle having a £20million offer rejected by the Championship side, with the Vicarage Road side intending to keep the Brazilian this summer.
Although Pedro scored just three goals for Watford last season, the 20-year-old is considered one of the Hertfordshire club’s hottest prospects. Liverpool are also said to be interested in the former Fluminense prospect, who could be tempted by a return to the Premier League. in the form of Newcastle.
Eddie Howe’s side are yet to sign a striker this summer after signing Sven Botman and Nick Pope, with forward depth for Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin a priority for Newcastle in the final weeks of the season. summer transfer window, and Pedro could be perfect.
Labeled a ‘brilliant’ player by former Watford goalkeeper and captain Ben Foster, Pedro impressed in Watford’s patches last season, and in an ambitious team like Newcastle, South American talent could explode in the Premier League if it does. he had the time and patience to develop under Howe.
Indeed, with Newcastle needing a striker to cover Wilson and Saint-Maximin, Pedro is the perfect candidate to take on the role in the years to come, but with Watford rejecting a £20m bid for the striker, the Magpies might have to break the bank to sign the 20-year-old.
Newcastle should go all out to sign Pedro this summer
Newcastle have been somewhat quiet in their affairs this summer, but with a win and a draw in their Premier League opener, Howe seems to be dealing with Toon’s team management in a smart way, and the Pedro’s signing could be one of the best moves the England manager has made this year.
After all, Newcastle need more depth in attack, and at 20 Pedro is at the perfect age to develop in the North East and for Howe to instill his philosophy for his grand future plan for the Magpies, something the Brazilian might be drawn to. by should he move to St. James Park this summer.
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