Newcastle rival Blackburn for Standard Liege star Tchite

The Premier League battle for Standard Liege attacker Mohammed Tchite is heating up.

Blackburn Rovers are chasing Tchite for the January, but Het Nieuwsblad says they'll face competition from Newcastle United.

The Magpies are looking to add a new striker to their squad to partner star forward Andrew Carroll and manager Chris Hughton supposedly sees the 26-year-old Tchite as the perfect addition to his roster.

Newcastle are ready to test Standard's resolve with a €3.5 million offer.

 
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