Newcastle United have opened talks with Tenerife for striker Ayoze Perez.

The Daily Mail says negotiations have now commenced between the two clubs.

The 20-year-old has been watched by the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester City, Arsenal, Everton and Swansea over the past 12 months and is considered a forward of good potential having scored 16 goals in 29 games this season in the Spanish second division.