Newcastle United have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign Alex Scott from Bristol City in the summer, according to Football Insider.
The Magpies are leading the race to sign the 19-year-old midfielder, with several other Premier League clubs expressing interest in the youngster.
He could prove to be a valuable addition to Newcastle United’s squad, as the club looks to make significant signings during the summer transfer window. While the Tyneside outfit are focused on bringing in high-value players, they are also keeping an eye on promising young talent, with Scott being a top target.
The teenager has emerged as a key player for the Robins after making his way up from the lower leagues of English football. Crystal Palace and West Ham United are also keeping a close eye on the talented midfielder, while Tottenham Hotspur sees him as a versatile addition to their midfield.
The Magpies are preparing to compete with Spurs for the signature of Scott in the summer transfer window, with manager Eddie Howe expected to make a significant offer for the talented midfielder.
Newcastle are currently in fifth place in the Premier League table and are on track to qualify for European competition next season.