Newcastle United are ready to launch a bid for Besiktas midfielder Manuel Fernandes.

The Daily Mail says Newcastle are in talks with Besiktas midfielder Fernandes over a £3million move.

The 27-year-old Portugal star, who had loan spells at Everton in 2007 and 2008, is looking to return to the Barclays Premier League and has a year left on his contract in Turkey.

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