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Newcastle United Are Eyeing A Move For This Inter Milan Starlet: One For The Future?

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Abhinab Ghosh
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In a recent report, Calciomercato mentioned that Newcastle United are eyeing a move for Inter Milan starlet Kevin Zefi this summer. It has been stated that the Magpies are eager to seal a move for the talented teenager this month.

Zefi’s Impressive Rise In Italian Football

Zefi is a product of Shamrock Rovers’ youth system and decided to make a switch to Inter Milan as a teenager in the summer of 2021. He has caught the eye with his performances for the Milan club’s youth teams.

The Republic of Ireland sensation proved himself to be one of the best young players in Italian football last season. Zefi found the back of the net 16 times and secured three assists in 14 matches for Inter’s Under-18 side thus far across all fronts.

The gifted youngster is currently on an expiring contract at the San Siro. Hence, Newcastle could potentially sign him on the cheap during this summer transfer period.

Eddie Howe
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 19: Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe looks on after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on August 19, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Newcastle United Are Eyeing A Move For Zefi: Is He A Prospect For The Future?

Zefi has got a knack for scoring his fair share of important goals for his side in the final third. He can create space for himself to get some strikes in at goal and has got the eye to play a few decisive passes in the opponent’s half.

The Republic of Ireland whizkid is a decent dribbler with the ball as well. He is primarily a striker but can also function as a left-sided wide player if asked to do so by his manager.

Zefi has already begun to prove his worth in the youth ranks of Italian football. However, only time will tell whether he can make a smooth transition to life in Premier League football if the Magpies manage to get him on board this month.

At 18, there is no denying that Zefi is a prospect to watch out for in the future. Plus, Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe could be the perfect man to oversee his development and unlock the best out of the Irish sensation in the coming years. Thus, the Tyneside club would be wise to try everything in their power to secure Zefi’s services before the end of this transfer window.

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