Malaga striker Jose Salomon Rondon is interesting Newcastle United.

Toon will move for Rondon should Malaga fail to beat the drop this season.

According to reports in Italy, Serie A side Genoa will bid for the 21-year-old if they fail to stay up - but now Newcastle have emerged as contenders to land him.

Despite Malaga's poor form this season, the Venezuela international has averaged a goal a game in La Liga, alerting Newcastle scouts to his ability.

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