Newcastle interested in Japan and Groningen striker Ritsu Doan who was once linked with Manchester City

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NEWCASTLE want to solve their goalscoring problems with a move for Japan striker Ritsu Doan, according to reports.

The Toon have only scored 13 Premier League goals so far this season, with even rock-bottom Fulham managing three more.

Ritsu Doan is a transfer target for Newcastle
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Rafa Benitez’s side has picked up just one point in their last three Prem games but have promising meetings with Huddersfield and Fulham up next.

A strong end to the year should put Benitez in a strong negotiating position with want-away owner Mike Ashley in terms of transfer funds for the Winter window.

And the Chronical claims 20-year-old Groningen marksman is high on the St James’ Park agenda.

Doan has been linked with a Manchester City move in the last two transfer windows but Pep Guardiola would have very little first-team opportunities to offer, thanks to his embarrassment of riches in attack.

Japan striker Ritsu Doan from Groningen is a target
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