Newcastle United decline £15m short of valuation in a bid for Braga’s Ricardo Horta


Newcastle United fell £15 million short of Braga’s Ricardo Horta valuation in their January bid for Ricardo Horta. The editorial claims the Magpies launched a £10 million bid for the player.

However, he’s unwilling to sell him for any less than £25 million asking price as they expect more offers to arrive in the summer. Braga’s Ricardo Horta standout performance this season in a memorable way. Ricardo Horta was 25-year-old attacker netted a last-minute strike as Braga lifted the Portuguese cup with a 1-0 win over Porto.

In the league, Horta has posted five goals and three assists in 18 starts as Braga sit third in the table. Newcastle was keen on signing him in January says by Ojogo but Public later reports that the Magpies failed with a £10 million bid.

Steve Bruce, Newcastle Manager was looking to strengthen his side’s attacking options in January. The Magpies are one of the lowest scorers in the Premier League netting just 24 goals in 25 game and the only Team that scores less is Crystal Palace.

Ricardo Horta can play both out wide and through the middle. Dubbed ‘warrior’ of the year at Braga, he will surely be the subject of more bids this summer, While relegation seems unlikely, the forward positions are an area which Newcastle must look to improve this summer.

Abolade Abdullahi

Abolade Abdullahi

Abolade Abdullahi is a journalist for express info news. He writes on sports and politics.

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