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Newcastle and Lyon close to Bruno Guimaraes deal

As reported by L’Équipe, Newcastle United and Lyon are nearing an agreement over the transfer of OL midfielder Bruno Guimaraes.

After a €40m bid on Tuesday from the English club, Lyon had publicly denied any agreement with Newcastle, however, a deal is now near over a transfer fee of €42m plus €10m in bonuses.

If agreed, the player will be able to continue negotiations over salary, Newcastle have offered to quadruple his wage, and have a medical on Friday in Brazil as he is currently away with the Brazilian national team.

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