Newcastle Courted Chancel Mbemba From November, Claims Agent, As Defender Flies In For Medical

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Chancel Mbemba is flying into Tyneside for his medical as he looks to complete his transfer to Newcastle United from Anderlecht, with the Magpies having pursued the defender since at least November, according to his agent.

The 20-year-old admitted his “dream” was “coming” true as his £7.5 million transfer from Anderlecht to Newcastle neared completion, with the player having visited Paris to receive assurances that he would be granted a work permit. He...

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