Newcastle have been linked with a January bid for Nottingham Forest centre-back Joe Worrall. 

Reports have claimed that Newcastle are eyeing up a deal for the defender as Steve Bruce looks to potentailly add to his squad in the next transfer window. 

Worrall has started 11 games for Nottingham Forest in the Championship this season, with his side currently sat second in the table – behind West Brom – as it stands.

The central defender has been in impressive form, as Forest have conceded just nine times in 11 games – highlighting his excellent work at the back. Newcastle, meanwhile, have conceded 13 goals in their eight Premier League games and could be looking to bolster their defensive options in January.

But should they make a move for Worrall? Here are four reasons why they should opt to sign the Englishman if they are able to get a deal over the line…