Newcastle must break wage structure to sign James Maddison

According to the latest information provided by journalist Keith Downie via GiveMeSport, Newcastle United will have to break their salary structure if they sign James Maddison.

Recently, CBS reporter Ben Jacobs told GiveMeSport that Eddie Howe’s side were ready to pay above Leicester’s valuation to get the 25-year-old to secure a deal for him.

Jacobs claimed that over the summer the Magpies’ offer was £10-15million in their hunt for the England international.

Considering Sky Sports reported at the time that Newcastle’s second offer for Maddison was £50million, the fact that they were willing to pay more than that fee indicates how much they want to sign him.

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However, this may just be the beginning of what it costs to keep the content midfielder in shape at St. James’ Park.

Newcastle are ready to dismantle their wage structure to win the Maddison race

Journalist Keith Downie has told GiveMeSport that Newcastle United will have to break their salary structure to sign their long-time target.

“What Newcastle need to do for James Maddison is break their salary structure. Obviously he’s going to want a lot more than he has at Leicester with his expiring contract,” he said. declared.

Downie concluded: “It’s fair if Newcastle are ready to reach that number.”

As of now, Sportrac have mentioned the Englishman earning £110,000-a-week at the King Power Stadium.

Magpies should flex their financial muscle to sign Maddison

While many would be against the idea of ​​Newcastle moving away from their measured business approach, James Maddison, who has been one of the Premier League’s best midfielders this season, would take the team to another level.

Even England team-mate Mason Mount recently told talkSPORT he’s been “incredible this season”.

Considering the club was reluctant to go big during Mike Ashley’s tenure, the takeover gives the Magpies the chance to secure big names such as Maddison to further accelerate their burgeoning project.

With the Leicester talisman perfectly suited to play as one of the forward 8 in place of Joe Willock or Sean Longstaff at Newcastle, his arrival is certainly worth the investment.

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