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Gambian star Yankuba Minteh Set to Leave Newcastle

Yankuba Minteh Leaving Newcastle. African footballers. Newcastle United just need to agree on a transfer fee to finalize the deal after Yankuba Minteh’s agent confirmed the player has already agreed to personal terms with an unnamed club.

According to Chronicle Live, discussions about Minteh’s sale started over the weekend, with interest from Marseille, Borussia Dortmund, AS Roma, and Everton. Newcastle has set a €46 million price tag ahead of the profit and sustainability (PSR) health check deadline on June 30.
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Minteh’s agent, Bakary Bojang, confirmed the talks, stating, “Newcastle is willing to sell the player if they get a good offer. We are in communication with some clubs.” By Saturday night, the deal had progressed, and Bojang added, “We have agreed terms with one of the clubs. Now, it’s up to Newcastle.”

Newcastle’s loan manager, Shola Ameobi, praised Minteh’s progress after a successful loan spell with Feyenoord, saying, “Yankuba Minteh has done amazingly this year. Coming from Odense, it was a big jump, but he’s achieved it with his attitude and athletic ability.”

Minteh’s possible departure comes as Newcastle faces financial constraints and prepares for the PSR health check. They have contingency plans, including signing Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin. The club might also sell veteran forward Callum Wilson if they receive an offer before July.

The Magpies are in talks with Fulham’s Andreas Pereira, though that deal may take longer to complete. The outcome of Minteh’s transfer will play a crucial role in Newcastle’s summer plans, potentially bringing in significant funds if the reported figures are accurate.
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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. He grew up in Bakoteh, a suburb of Serekunda, the largest city in Gambia, near the river’s mouth. He is the second-youngest of seven children. His father, a former midfielder and football enthusiast, was a passionate Bayern Munich fan.