Date: 17th July 2019 at 6:37am
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Joelinton may not be on the verge of joining Newcastle, according to Kicker.

They claim the Brazilian is still in Germany and is expected to travel with the Hoffenheim squad to the training camp in Windischgarsten.

They go on to suggest that an offer of €40million (£36.14million) may not be enough to tempt the Bundesliga side to part with the forward. And after raising money on the departures of Nico Schulz and Kerem Demirbay, they are not in a position where they have to sell.

Their assessment of the situation is a contradiction to what has been reported in this country. The Telegraph reported the deal between the two clubs has already been agreed.

Newcastle did face competition from Wolves for the 22-year-old but the Midlands-based club are unwilling to match the asking price, The Daily Mail reported.

The Magpies supporters were not surprised with the story coming out of Germany, and after too many broken promises would probably believe their side rather than the British media.

Some of the Newcastle fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on whether or not there was truth in the original reports…

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