Gayle deal alive as West Brom reopen Rondon talks with Newcastle

Gayle deal alive as West Brom reopen Rondon talks with Newcastle

"If you are asking me if it is ideal, I would say no, because the way that I like to work is doing things early".

But former Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys has no such sympathy for Benitez as he took to Twitter to criticise the Newcastle manager for airing his worries.

Newcastle said last week that they had reached an agreement with the Bundesliga club for the transfer. I am confident we can do it.

"My obligation is to try to improve the squad as much as I can until the last day". "I am really looking forward to playing in front of the fans".

He is now entering the final year of his contract on Tyneside and is refusing to sign the new deal Ashley has offered him until assurances over transfer budget and improvements to the under-23 set up, academy and training ground are met.

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Rondon will provide Newcastle with the physicality that Gayle lacked and act as a focal point in attack.

Rondon's additional stature and hold-up play will be an asset for the Magpies, who have lost those attributes by selling Aleksandar Mitrovic to Fulham.

Switzerland global defender Fabian Schar has the makings of a £3m bargain while Ki Sung-Yeung looks an astute free transfer.

Benitez is particularly frustrated at Newcastle's failure to meet Rondón's £16.5mn release clause but the striker is almost 29 and Ashley does not like signing players over 26 because he feels they become depreciating assets.

Information from The Associated Press and Reuters was used in this report. He's given Benitez next to no money to sign players this summer window, withheld the TV money the club earned, and to top it off, he's not allowed them access to of the money generated from the players they've sold this summer.

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