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INSIDER: Allegri and Icardi being lined up for Newcastle

Former Juventus coach Max Allegri is being linked with Newcastle United.

Italian journalist Fabio Santini made the claim on 7 Gold's Diretta Mercato, detailing the Saudi backed takeover and their transfer plans.

Santini said: “Mohammed bin Salman is about to buy Newcastle. The Saudi prince is thinking of a double hit.

"Max Allegri could become the new manager of the English club.

“The manager has also already asked for the first reinforcement: Mauro Icardi, currently on loan at Paris Saint-Germain, but owned by Inter..."

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