Newcastle watching Barnsley's Butterfield

Newcastle United are following Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield. The Sunday Sun says Toon are watching Butterfield as a replacement for Bosman prospect Danny Guthrie.

Newcastle United are following Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

The Sunday Sun says Toon are watching Butterfield as a replacement for Bosman prospect Danny Guthrie.

The England under-21 man has rejected the offer of a new contract from the Tykes – although Toon would need to pay compensation for his services. His knee problems are a concern, however, for Newcastle management.

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