The Senegalese international has also been attracting the attention of
The tough tackling midfielder is reportedly valued in the £2million bracket and if he were to move would become our 5th central midfielder to accompany Jenas, Dyer, Bowyer and Butt.
Speaking to skysports.com, his agent Willie McKay said, ‘
‘There are a number of clubs interested in Amdy.
‘I am working with
News of the link comes as a surprise to most Toon fans who were expecting Souness to pursue either a new defender or perhaps a striker.
But, just because we have an abundance of options in the middle of the park, doesn’t necessarily mean we are strong in that position. Quite the opposite in fact, I believe that we lose a lot of games as a result of losing the midfield battle. Butt gave us something we were in need of for a long time but now looks set to miss the remainder of the season. The addition of Faye or a player of his ilk would toughen what is fast becoming a soft centre with Jenas way off form and Bowyer and Dyer offering much effort but little quality.