Newcastle now trying to sign striker compared to £200m superstar

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According to reports, Newcastle United are in talks to sign Santos forward Angelo Gabriel.

Brazilian outlet Globo recently reported that the Toons are in talks with Santos over a deal for Brazilian wonderkid 17-year-old Angelo Gabriel, who is likened to Neymar.

Mark Douglas relayed the report in a tweet.

The 17-year-old is likened to Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar by the teenager’s coach Betinho who told Goal“He is like Neymar in terms of his dribbling at speed and his change of direction.”

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The South American is the youngest-ever goalscorer in the Copa Libertadores and the third-youngest player to play for Santos.

The youngster already has 70 senior appearances to his name.

If Newcastle can close a deal to bring in Gabriel, they could own the next Neymar, exciting times for the Magpie fans.


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