Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle has been lined up by clubs in the Chinese Super League, according to reports.

The experienced striker is currently away from St James’ Park and enjoying a loan spell at West Brom, where he has scored three times in five Championship appearances this season.

Gayle appears to be surplus to Rafa Benitez’s requirements at Newcastle, indicating that his days are numbered as a Magpies player.

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Nevertheless, it seems the former Crystal Palace star will not be bereft of potential suitors should he opt to seek pastures new next summer, with a report from the Sunday People, as cited by the Chronicle Live, indicating that lucrative offers await in the top-flight of Chinese football.

It’s claimed that Gayle could be offered a route away from English football, with clubs in the CSL ready to offer him wages of approximately £200,000 per week.

With three goals and a further three assists to his name at promotion-chasing West Brom this season, Gayle will certainly be focusing on the task at hand at the Hawthorns.

However, the prospect of a move to China is said by the Sunday People to be of significant interest to Gayle as he plans his next move in football.