Newcastle table £10.5million bid for ‘new Sadio Mane’

first_imgPremier League newcomers Newcastle United have made an offer in the region of £10.5m for Metz winger Ismaila Sarr.The 19-year-old enjoyed a successful season in the French top-flight, scoring five times in 33 appearances, as Metz comfortably avoided relegation.Watford and Lille are also reportedly interested in the player but, according to France Football, Newcastle have set the ball rolling with an opening offer of around £10.5m.Metz are hoping to receive closer to £12m for the Senegal international – who has been dubbed the ‘new Sadio Mane’ – and are aware of the interest in their star asset.Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is keen to get business done early in the window, with the Magpies embarking on their return to the Premier League. Rafa Benitez is keen to sign Ismaila Sarr 1last_img read more