Newcastle Agree £5m Deal For MK Dons Wonderkid

18-year-old starlet will move to St James’ Park in the summer

Newcastle have agreed a deal with MK Dons for wonder-kid Dele Ali with the teenager to remain with the League One outfit for the remainder of the season, making the switch to Tyneside in the summer, reports the Mirror.

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The 18-year-old was being courted by Liverpool as well, but Newcastle have won the battle for his signature, and come next season the midfielder will be a Premier League player.

Ali has netted 12 goals from midfield this campaign for MK Dons and there are high hopes for the youngster to become an established goal-scoring midfielder in the top-flight.

The Magpies faithful will be hoping that the signing of the U19 England international signals a change in transfer policy with the club moving away from signing foreign players – and instead searching for home-grown talent.

The Geordies have already completed two similar loan-back deals; for Nottingham Forest duo Karl Darlow and Jamaal Lascelles.

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