Newcastle United striker Adam Armstrong is set to pen new terms.
Armstrong has only just turned 17 but he has already been involved with the first-team and been on the bench three times.
"I think he's got a part to play somewhere along the line - he's somebody we have high hopes for," Toon boss Alan Pardew told the Shields Gazette.
"Hopefully, we'll secure his long-term future here in the next few days."
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