Newcastle in advanced talks for Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield

Newcastle United are moving for Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

Newcastle United are moving for Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

The Mirror says Butterfield is a ‘free agent’ in the summer but Newcastle will have to pay for him because of his age. They will also try to avoid a tribunal by sorting out proper compensation to the tune of £2 million.

Sources close to Butterfield revealed the move was on last night and that Barnsley will let him head for Tyneside to discuss terms and have a medical.

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