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Everton interested in up-and-coming Gambian footballer Yankuba Minteh

Everton eye Gambian Yankuba MintehAfrican footballers. Everton is interested in Newcastle United winger Yankuba Minteh. The 19-year-old has had an impressive season on loan at Feyenoord in the Netherlands, scoring 11 goals, with ten of those in the league.

He joined Newcastle from Danish club OB last year and was immediately loaned out. The Gambian international gained Champions League experience and ended the season by winning the Dutch Cup, though he was sent off in the final.
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Newcastle manager Eddie Howe has praised Minteh’s progress, and while Feyenoord wants him on loan again, Minteh’s goal is to play in the Premier League. Everton has shown interest in Minteh but is uncertain about their financial situation.

Minteh told Dutch football magazine Voetbal International last month: “Ultimately, the Premier League is my goal. Newcastle United is the club that has a lot of confidence in me. I have no idea what the future looks like.

“I was in Newcastle once, when they played against Borussia Dortmund. we will hear soon what plans the club has for me. I’m still young, I have time, maybe they want to loan me out again.

“I don’t know yet, I’ll hear about it. I’ll let everything happen to me. I know only that one day I will play in the Premier League (for Newcastle United).”
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More about Yankuba Minteh

Yankuba Minteh (born 22 July 2004) is a Gambian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Eredivisie club Feyenoord, on loan from Premier League club Newcastle United, and represents The Gambia national team.

Minteh is named after the river that flows through Gambia, with the country’s borders hugging its shores. Minteh grew up in Bakoteh, a suburb of Serekunda, the largest city in the Gambia, which is located near the river’s mouth. He is the second-youngest of seven children. His football-obsessed father, a former midfielder, was a passionate Bayern Munich fan.