Newcastle United are exploring a potential move for Goncalo Inacio this summer. The Sporting Lisbon defender is considered to be one of the most highly-rated young defenders in the world.
Eddie Howe is keen to move quickly on any potential deal, as the 21-year-old has been attracting interest from a number of other European sides.
Goncalo Inacio next on Newcastle transfer list
The Magpies are looking to add strength in depth this summer, as they prepare for their return to the Champions League after a 20-year absence.
They have already added Sandro Tonali this summer, but Newcastle’s spending doesn’t show any sign of stopping. Inacio fits the profile of player that Howe is looking to bring in, according to Football Insider.
The Portuguese international has played over 50 times for Sporting over the last two seasons, and is capable of playing as a full-back as well as a central defender. However, Liverpool and PSG have also been showing an interest in the Sporting Lisbon defender.