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Newcastle will be offered the opportunity to sign Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori on a loan this month.
According to the Chronicle, the 23-year-old needs to play soccer regularly in the first team and the Blues are willing to send him on loan.
The defender has yet to start a Premier League match with Chelsea this season and has only played two League Cup matches with Frank Lampard’s side so far.
The report further states that Steve Bruce likes Fikayo Tomori as a gamer.
Newcastle United are also interested in signing Manchester United full-back Brandon Williams. It will be interesting to see who they end up signing eventually.
Both players could turn out to be quality additions to Newcastle United’s defense in the short term and are unlikely to cost a lot of money either.
Newcastle United could certainly use some defensive depth and need to make the most of this opportunity and bring in a defender this month.
Steve Bruce’s men have conceded 24 goals in 15 league games and will have to improve behind if they want to finish closer to the top half.
Both Brandon Williams and Fikayo Tomori will be determined to play regularly and their hunger could lead them to work harder and perform consistently on the field.
It seems unlikely that Mike Ashley will back Steve Bruce with big money signings in January and therefore Newcastle United must be smart and use the loan market to fill the gaps in their team.