Linked to Miha Zajc of Empoli, many Newcastle fans will be hoping and praying this is one rumour that doesn’t fall by the wayside. 

The attacking midfielder is blessed with the ability to disassemble nearly any defence, and has been a creative force in Serie A so far this season.

It comes as little surprise then that clubs would take a liking to the 24-year-old, who is reported to be available for around £5 million. 

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Quoted by Tutto Mercato Web, Zajc’s agent said: 

It is true that at least two Premier League clubs have shown interest in Miha,

The profile of a player like him in England is increasingly sought after.

It brings unconventional solutions and added value to the team. In my opinion, the speed with which Miha perceives football is ideal for the Premier League. But the market has just begun. 

The Slovenian international could bring new life to a Newcastle team that have struggled for goals at time this season.