Joao Moutinho “Due For Newcastle Medical” And £9.5m Move, Outlandish Report Claims

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Newcastle United have agreed a fee of £9.5 million (€13 million) for Portugal international Joao Moutinho according to Portuguese journalist Jorge Bacao, a man whose Twitter account has been open for 24 hours.

It is also claimed that the Monaco midfielder will travel to Tyneside as soon as Friday in order to complete his medical, but there seems to be no truth in it at all.

The bizarre claim arises on the back of head coach Steve McClaren’s assertions that

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