Four days ago, Gazzetta dello Sport stated Newcastle United are in the picture for Matias Soulé and Juventus technical director Cristiano Giuntoli flew to England to personally deal with his potential sale.

Another report from the same outlet provides an update on Newcastle, and also the Serie A side’s plans for the 20-year-old.

Juve are looking to sign Atalanta’s Teun Koopmeiners, who is valued at around €45-48m. The report states an approach for the Dutchman would depend on the Turin club raising funds through player sales.

Massimiliano Allegri’s side have identified trio to help them raise funds and this includes Soulé, who is currently on loan at Frosinone.

Last week, Giuntoli was a ‘protagonist of a blitz in England’ but didn’t return with an offer for the 20-year-old. However, Gazzetta say he found out the ‘esteem of Newcastle’ and Crystal Palace for the winger.

The Argentina U21 international’s deal at the Turin club lasts until 2026. It’s said that if Juve were to receive an ‘indispensable offer’ of around €20-25m including bonuses, it would be ‘difficult’ for Giuntoli and sporting director Giovanni Manna to turn down.

Juve are ready to ‘sacrifice’ the attacker in January and his sale could help them carry out new signings.

To sum it up, Giuntoli has found out from his trip to England that Newcastle are interested in Soulé and a deal could take place in January if Eddie Howe’s side were to offer at least €20m.

This report comes a day after stated the Magpies are ‘above all’ in the race and are ready to meet the Italian club’s demands to sign Soulé.