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Udinese table mammoth contract to Newcastle whizkid Matty Longstaff

Udinese have offered a lucrative contract to Newcastle United midfielder Matty Longstaff.

The 20-year-old has been earning just £850 per week on an academy contract at St. James' Park.

Toon had offered a contract worth £15,000 per week, but Longstaff turned it down.

Sky Sports says Udinese's five-year contract is worth double that amount, along with a significant signing-on fee.

Losing homegrown Longstaff would be a travesty for the Magpies.

The midfielder is desperate to stay at his boyhood club, but offer from Italy is tempting him to leave.

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