Chelsea and Spurs continue to monitor Premier League ace ahead of January swoop

first_img IN DEMAND 2 moving on RANKED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets three-way race Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star REVEALED Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti LATEST Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Lascelles is rated as one of the best defenders outside the Premier League top six LIVING THE DREAM Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer TOP WORK targets Lascelles, 24, first joined Newcastle in the summer of 2014, immediately returning to former club Nottingham Forest on loan for the 2014/15 season.He’s gone on to make over 100 appearances for the Tyneside club, and was named captain by Rafa Bentiez in August 2016 to succeed the departing Fabricio Coloccini. Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles remains a target for Chelsea and Tottenham heading into the January transfer window.Lascelles, the centre-back, was linked with leaving St James’ Park throughout the summer but Newcastle refused to entertain the sale of their captain. He has a deal running until June 2023 having penned fresh terms last summer, and the Magpies have no plans to lose a player considered vital to their Premier League safety.However, Chelsea and Spurs are expressing interest in Lascelles just over two months before the transfer window reopens.According to the Chronicle, scouts from the two clubs have kept an eye on Lascelles over the last couple of weeks, with moves for him potentially on the cards in January. That campaign, Lascelles skippered Newcastle to promotion back to the Premier League, and he’s remained a consistent performer in the top flight since then.He’s started nine of Newcastle’s 10 games this season, only missing the home defeat by Chelsea having reportedly had a training ground bust-up over Benitez’s tactics prior to the fixture. It’s considered a surprise that Lascelles has still not played for England Latest Transfer Newslast_img

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