Journalist Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Newcastle are ‘in talks’ with Manchester Metropolis scout Samuel Fagbemi over the presumably of hiring him as our head of youth recruitment.
Fagbemi has already developed into one of many prime scouts within the nation with Arsenal beforehand wanting him to affix their scouting division again in 2019 and work alongside Mikel Arteta.
Throughout his time at Man Metropolis, Fagbemi has found the likes of Edozie, Bynoe-Gittens & Josh Wilson Esbrand and Lavia, all of whom are prime prospects and youth internationals.
With Dan Ashworth now on his strategy to Tyneside this summer season, the arrival of the Nigerian-born scout could be the second huge change the homeowners have put in place as they start their long-term undertaking.
Hopefully this will likely be simply the beginning of our youth recruitment overhaul and the membership will, for the primary time in nicely over a decade, look to develop native expertise by means of the academy and regularly into the primary staff.