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Newcastle To Rival Arsenal For Tottenham Striker Michy Batshuayi

Reports are out claiming that Olympique Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi is wanted by Newcastle United.

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The People says the 22-year-old Belgian striker is attracting attention from clubs across Europe – including North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham – after scoring nine goals for in just 16 Ligue 1 and Europa League games so far this season.

Boss Steve McClaren has told owner Mike Ashley he needs additional firepower to boost Newcastle’s season – and top scout Graham Carr is believed to have watched Batshuayi recently.

But Marseille don’t want to lose the exciting youngster and are said to have slapped a staggering £35m valuation on the star to ward off clubs circling Batshuayi.

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