Both Newcastle and West Ham are interested in Mainz's 17-year-old wonderkid
LATEST ➡️ West Ham & Newcastle United are keeping tabs on 17-year-old Mainz 05 wonderkid Erkan Eyibil. The left-footed playmaker has a similar playing style to Mesut Ozil. Eyibil has 12 goals + 5 assists in 18 games this season & has been called up to the Germany U18 side pic.twitter.com/g9GzegCYPl— Turkish Football (@Turkish_Futbol1) 19 mars 2019
His rapid rise through the Mainz side has put European clubs on red alert, particularly due to the fact the forward is out of contract - thus the Bundesliga club's hand could be forced in the summer.
Rafael Benitez's Newcastle have only scored 31 goals this season, at a rate of one per game, and could be eager to add some creativity to the centre of the park, although he would Eyibil would likely be understudy to new acquisition Miguel Almiron.
Source : 90min