NEWCASTLE has put Wolves skipper and England star Conor Coady on their wanted list for their Premier League rescue mission.
The Toons set goals for January, when the new owners will need to recruit for a possible survival fight.
Coady, 28, is one of the big favorites of senior adviser Frank McParland, one of Amanda Staveley’s trusted friends, who is expected to take a managerial position at the club.
McParland worked with Coady at Liverpool as he rose through the ranks and helped him on his way to the top for club and country.
Wolves wouldn’t want to lose their star defender.
So it would take a significant sum – £ 20million or more – to persuade them to trade with a possible rival at the bottom of the table.
However, the Geordies have money to spend in fees and big salaries to tempt Coady, who has been overlooked by the Premier League big boys despite being a part of the England squad.
Coady is said to be the type of player that Newcastle could build a team around with his leadership qualities as well as his playing skills.
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Newcastle will need a manager in place first – one who ideally views Coady as an asset – but insiders reveal he is actively participating in their talks for January.
The Toons have also been linked with Burnley center-half James Tarkowski, whose contract is running this summer.
He played under McParland in Brentford as well as Turf Moor.
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