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Newcastle United have made an approach for the ‘New Robin van Persie’ – L’Equipe

2 years ago

Saturday brings reports that Newcastle United have made an approach for a striker dubbed the ‘New Robin van Persie’, over in France.

Remi Oudin has scored 12 times for Reims this season, including 10 goals in Ligue 1.

A prolific scorer for the Reims reserve set-up with 30 goals in 36 starts in recent seasons, Remi Oudin became more of a regular last season in the first team, scoring seven goals in 18 starts as the French side won the second tier by a massive 15 points.

Turning 22 in November (2018), the striker has played in 34 of the 35 Ligue 1 games so far, starting 30 of them.

L’Equipe report that a lost of Serie A and Premier League clubs have been scouting the striker and that Newcastle, Watford and Fiorentina are the three to so far make a formal approach to Reims.

French clubs are also said to be interested in a striker that L’Equipe say Reims are ready to cash in on the 6ft 1 tall Oudin.

The forward having helped establish themselves in the French top tier after promotion, Reims currently ninth in Ligue 1 with three games to go.

Reims are looking for the bidding to start at £10m for the homegrown 22 year old, according to the French newspaper.

Another transfer ‘target’ to add to the Newcastle United potential signings list…


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