Newcastle United chief Lee Charnley hopes to land a top drawer striker signing in the coming weeks.
Toon have made signing a new centre-forward a priority.
The Evening Chronicle says United have identified 23-year-old Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette as one of their priority targets.
Ironically they have also watched FC Twente’s Dutch forward Luc Castaignos, who seems set for the Liberty Stadium in a deal worth £6.9million.
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