According to The Sun, Newcastle United have an interest in a summer move for Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva, however the coronavirus pandemic has actually stopped their strategies.
The Magpies were keen on running the guideline over the Portugal international (who has a ₤53 million/ EUR60 million release provision) a couple of more times prior to making a decision, however that hasn’t been possible with football on hold throughout Europe.
In spite of his substantial buyout provision, Benfica are stated to be happy to do business for ₤25 million, however Newcastle wish to pay ₤15 million for his services.
Silva, 26, was likewise on the Toons’ radar when Rafa Benitez supervised, and the club are hoping they have enough money staying in their transfer cat to land him when the window opens as they still have a number of big installations to pay on a few of their finalizings from lastsummer
The Portuguese assaulting midfielder has 9 goals and 4 assists in 24 games this term, and the 21 goals he bagged in 44 games last term captured Benitez’seyes
Newcastle might have new owners prior to completion of the season, and must that occur, they will have enough to purchase the squad moving forward and conference Benfica’s asking cost for Silva would not be aproblem