Newcastle United have agreed a deal worth €37 million + add-ons for the signing of Lille centre-back Sven Botman, The Athletic understands.
Botman, 22, has been on Newcastle’s radar for a long time and they wanted to sign the Dutch Under-21 international during the January transfer window.
A breakthrough has now been reached and it is anticipated Botman will have a medical next week. Personal terms are not anticipated to be an issue.
Botman joined Lille from Ajax in 2020 and helped them to the Ligue 1 title a year later. He has gone on to make 79 appearances for the French side.
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