The news are fresh and the hype is through the roof, so we couldn’t wait to have a full post ready and instead opted for debuted what we’re calling “Flash Reporting” here at Coming Home Newcastle.
And for the first headline: Sven Botman will be a Newcastle United player in the next few hours/days after NUFC and Lille have agreed on a fee between them (around €37M plus add-ons) and the Magpies and the player have a deal (nearly) in place.
Paperworks are being signed tonight between Newcastle and Lille for Sven Botman, here we go! Full agreement confirmed, €37m with add ons - and contract being prepared for Botman. ⚪️⚫️ #NUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 24, 2022
Medical already booked. After three bids turned down in January, it’s now completed. pic.twitter.com/ysGovP8FzK
Fabri Romano confirmed it just a couple of hours ago, and there are now echoes reverberating all around the sphere.
We understand Lille have accepted a bid from Newcastle United for defender Sven Botman, as per Sky Italy— Keith Downie (@SkySports_Keith) June 24, 2022
We’re told the total fee could eventually reach £39m.
The transfer, of course, is now in the hands of Botman & him agreeing personal terms #NUFC @SkySportsNews ⚫️⚪️
Both Botman’s people and #nufc sources now standing up that deal all agreed. Usual formalities to be completed and medical set for next week.— Lee Ryder (@lee_ryder) June 24, 2022
#nufc have agreed deal with Lille to sign Sven Botman. Understand fee is in the region of £35m. Botman expected to travel to Tyneside for medical next week to finalise personal terms and complete deal. Newcastle beaten off competition from Italian giants AC Milan. @SkySportsNews— Pete Graves (@PeteGravesTV) June 24, 2022
Seriously. Newcastle United. Beating AC Milan. For a wunderkind and upcoming football legend in the Dutch center-back Sven Botman.
It is real, and it is going down in Tyneside. We’ll keep updating you here at CHU as new information drops because we’ve now entered an era as Toon fans where we don’t have to worry about making this stuff up. Man, oh, man.
Howay the freaking Lads!