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Townsend and Berahino keen on Toon switch

The Chronicle claim that Newcastle’s main transfer targets Andros Townsend and Saido Berahino are both keen on making a January switch to St James’ Park, however, the Magpies are struggling to make any meaningful progression on either deal.

Newcastle have been locked in discussions with Spurs and West Brom over the England duo for the past week, but, with the two clubs’ respective chairmen Daniel Levy and Jeremy Pearce both proving to be uncompromising negotiators, the deals look some way off reaching a conclusion.