Transfer CLOSE? Newcastle in talks to sign Hellas Verona midfielder

first_img Romulo during his loan spell at Juventus 1 Premier League newcomers Newcastle are in talks with Hellas Verona midfielder Romulo and are hopeful of completing a deal within the coming weeks.The 30-year-old made the switch to Italy from his native Brazil in 2012 to sign for Fiorentina and Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez saw him at close quarters during his time as Napoli boss from 2013 until 2015.Now the Spaniard wants to add Romulo to his ranks at St. James’ Park, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, as he prepares Newcastle for life back in the Premier League.Romulo chipped in with four goals and provided nine assists last season as Verona were promoted back to Serie A.And with talks ongoing, Newcastle are hopeful of capturing the versatile midfielder, as they continue to bolster their squad ahead of the new season.last_img

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