United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already signed two home-grown kids in Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bisaaka and says the membership are nonetheless engaged on extra summer season transfers.
Longstaff caught Solskjaer’s eye final season after breaking into the Newcastle first staff. The 21-year-old made 13 appearances, 9 within the Premier League, earlier than a knee ligament harm in March introduced a untimely finish to his marketing campaign.
Nonetheless, Newcastle insist Longstaff will not be on the market and Sky Sports activities Information has been advised he’ll price Manchester United greater than the £50m they spent on Wan-Bissaka.
Longstaff is a product of Newcastle’s academy system and had mortgage spells at Kilmarnock and Blackpool earlier than making his first-team debut within the Carabao Cup defeat at Nottingham Forest final August.
He signed a brand new contract at St James’ Park in December that runs till 2022.