Christian Atsu discussing a last-minute loan move as Newcastle United winger attracts interest from Nottingham Forest, Blackburn and Fulham
- Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu may leave the club on loan today
- The winger has failed to score in 22 appearances for the Magpies this season
- A host of Championship clubs are interested, as are Greek side Olympiacos
- Olympiacos are looking for cover after selling Daniel Podence to Wolves
Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu is discussing a loan move away from St James’ Park, with a host of Championship clubs showing an interest.
The 28-year-old Ghana international has garnered interest from Nottingham Forest, while Fulham and Blackburn Rovers are strongly linked.
Atsu has failed to score in 22 games for The Magpies this season, and has contributed four assists for his team-mates.
Christian Atsu is discussing a last-minute loan move as the transfer deadline fast approaches
That sort of form has seen the winger become surplus to requirements under Steve Bruce and he is looking to seal a move away from Tyneside today.
Greek side Olympiacos have also shown an interest in Atsu after the Greek Super League champions sold star man Daniel Podence to Wolves for £19million on Thursday.
Atsu joined Newcastle in a £6.7m move from Chelsea in 2017, having spent the duration of his career on loan at Vitesse, Everton, Bournemouth and Malaga.
The winger has failed to score in 22 games and has attracted interest from the Championship