West Ham are looking to offer a sizeable £20m for out-of-favour Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.
The 27-year-old has rarely featured for the Magpies after he picked up an injury in November against Watford, making just five appearances in the proceeding months, all as a substitute.
According to The Chronicle, it has been suggested
West Ham will rekindle their interest in Jonjo Shelvey this summer. The Newcastle midfielder is likely to leave this summer if Benitez stays in charge, after falling down the pecking order at St James’ Park.— West Ham News (@whufc_news) March 20, 2019
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Amidst these growing concerns, Newcastle must ensure their Premier League safety. They currently sit 13th in the table and are seven points clear of Cardiff in 18th. Next up for Rafael Benitez's men is a tough trip to the Emirates where they face Arsenal.