COMMENT By Will Butcher
Newcastle should abandon plans of making a late move to sign Osmanlispor winger Badou Ndiaye but continue to use the top tier of Turkish football as a scouting pool.
Sky Sports transfer expert Kaveh Solhekol claimed on his personal Twitter account that Newcastle were expected to make a late move for the 26-year-old speed machine.
This comes after West Ham are said to be confident of completing a deal to sign the Senegal international, but Euro giants Galatasaray’s lure of European football could see his head sway.
West Ham confident of signing Senegal midfielder Badou N'Diaye but Galatasaray want him too and Newcastle expected to make late offer
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) July 22, 2017
The Toon have completed a handful of signings this summer, in Florian Lejuene, Christian Atsu, Jacob Murphy and Javier Manquillo, but need more quality and depth in their squad.
Football Insider considers three other SuperLig wingers that Newcastle should look to sign this summer instead of Ndiaye, who is known for his lack of composure in front of goal.
Here are those three players, including a 29-year-old that plies his trade for one of the Toon’s bitterest of rivals while another is available on a free: