Newcastle have been linked with an extraordinary move for Hoffenheim striker Joelinton, in a move that would supposedly set the Magpies back €60 million. 

A truly astonishing rumour, this one might sit in the Hall of Fame for players Newcastle have been linked with over the years. 

However, what if this one held some truth? 

Newcastle would be shattering their transfer record for the second time in a year, and one of the hottest prospects in world football could be making the move to St James’ Park. 

We thought we’d look at the player in question, and see what Rafael Benitez could be entrusted with. 

Here are five things to know about Joelinton: