According to the Evening Chronicle Newcastle United are interested in signing FC Twente striker Luc Castaignos in January.

  • By Himanshu Dhingra
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castaignos jjThe local North-East newspaper reports that the club are ready to fast track their moves for a striker in January, with Castaignos one of the targets.

The former Feyenoord man has been a long term target of the Magpies; in fact from before he signed for Italian giants Inter Milan back in the summer of 2011.

Since signing for the Tukkers back in 2012 the striker has had an excellent time of it and has scored nearly one goal in every two matches, bagging  himself 32 goals in 72 Eredivisie appearances.

The 22 year old is also a youth international for Netherlands having been capped for all underage sides since his U-17 debut in 2008-09.

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