Newcastle closing in on Vurnon Anita

08 June 2012 04:29
talkSPORT understands Newcastle United are about to beat several Premier league clubs to the signature of Ajax midfielder Vurnon Anita. 

The 23-year-old has been tracked by Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Inter Milan after becoming a key member of the Ajax side.

The toon outfit are now on the verge of signing the Dutch youngster who was included in Holland's provisional squad for Euro 2012. 

It's thought that he is being brought in to Newcastle as a potential replacement for Cheick Tiote who is wanted by a number of top clubs. 

Anita would become the second signing of the season for Newcastle after they recently signed Romain Amalfitano, the young Frenchman from Riems. 

Source: DSG