Stoke City are set to sign Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle on a free transfer, according to Sky Sports. The report has claimed that the Potters are close to securing the services of the striker. Gayle has two more years left on his contract at Newcastle, but head coach Eddie Howe has told him that he does not have in his plans.
The report has claimed that Newcastle and Gayle has decided to part ways. The Magpies will not demand any transfer fee for the 32-year-old, who is free to leave St. James’ Park this summer. Middlesbrough and Watford are interested in the former Crystal Palace striker, but Stoke appear to have won the race for him.
Sky Sports have reported that Gayle is set to sign a permanent contract with Stoke, who are now playing in the Championship, having been a regular fixture in the Premier League for years. The striker has travelled to Stoke to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical.
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