Newcastle United are eyeing Sporting Lisbon winger Diego Capel.

The Journal says the Toon are considering Capel as the long-term replacement for Jonas Gutierrez, who has dropped down the pecking order at St James' Park.

The 25-year-old former Spain international is being tracked by a number of Premier League clubs and sources in Portugal have indicated that Newcastle are one of the teams that have run the rule over the twice-capped winger.

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