Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason on Newcastle radar

Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason is being tracked by Newcastle United.

The Journal says the club’s scouting efforts have begun in earnest this weekend, with Newcastle talent-spotters stationed at matches all over Europe during the international break.

They will be paying particular attention to Finnbogason, the 24-year-old Iceland international, who was offered to Newcastle during the summer window for a fee of around £5m.

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