Newcastle are "very close" to agreeing a fee with Nice for winger Allan Saint-Maximin, Sky Sports News has been told.
Sky Sports News understands the fee that the Magpies will pay for the France U21 international is £16.5m rising to £20m.
The 22-year-old has been on the club's wishlist all summer, and scored for Nice against Burnley in a friendly earlier this week.
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Saint-Maximin scored six goals and provided five assists in 36 appearances for Nice in all competitions in 2018/19, and as it stands he is under contract at the Ligue 1 club until 2022.
Once the two clubs can finalise the finer details of the agreement, the player is set to travel to Tyneside over the weekend and undergo a medical.
Saint-Maximin's imminent arrival will follow the record £40m signing of Joelinton from Hoffenheim last week, with the Brazilian signing a six-year-deal at St James' Park.
Sky Sports News understands Southampton striker Charlie Austin is also on Steve Bruce's list of transfer targets after forward Ayoze Perez left the North East for Leicester, and frontman Joselu's departed for Alaves.
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