Newcastle prepare bid for Groningen striker Tim Matavz

Slovenian hotshot Tim Matavz is a target for Newcastle United.

Slovenian hotshot Tim Matavz is a target for Newcastle United.

The FC Groningen striker has hit five goals in 13 games for the Eredivisie outfit having burst onto the scene last term with an impressive haul of 14.

The 21-year-old is also a regular at international level and hit a hat-trick in a recent drubbing of the Faroe Islands.

Dutch newspaper Elf Voetbal claim Newcastle scouts have been to watch 6ft 1in Matavz on several occasions and could be prepared to move as early as January.

 
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