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Newcastle United are preparing £10m bid for Nigerian star

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 17/07/2017

Newcastle United preparing £10m bid Nigerian star

Premier League returnee Newcastle United are reportedly preparing to launch a £10m bid for Nigeria prospect Sheyi Ojo 

Nigeria decent Ojo who represent England Under-20s win the Under-20 World Cup earlier this summer has been with Liverpool since 2011, and the winger has scored once in 13 first-team appearances for the Reds.

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The 20-year-old only made two appearances last season, however, after returning from a back problem in November.

According to The Sun, Newcastle has previously been knocked back in a loan approach for Ojo, but the Magpies are now readying a £10m bid in order to test Liverpool's resolve.

Middlesbrough have also shown interest in Nigeria star  that has represented Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan in the Championship