Newcastle return to talks for Barnsley's Butterfield

Newcastle United are closing in on Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

Newcastle United are closing in on Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

Sky Sports says Newcastle have held a long-term interest in the 21-year-old and they are now ready to push through a deal.

Butterfield was one of the stand-out performers in the Championship before a serious knee injury brought his campaign to a premature end on New Year's Eve.

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