Date published: Saturday 5th September 2020 10:38
Liverpool attempted to lure Lewis to Anfield and made an offer of £8million – rising to £10million – at the start of August, as they looked for a back-up to Andy Robertson.
But Norwich were at the time holding out for £20million for their academy product, leaving Liverpool to instead plump for Kostas Tsimikas.
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The Athletic is now reporting that Norwich have accepted a bid from Newcastle of £13.75million, which will rise ‘significantly’ depending on performance-related add-ons.
The report also claims Norwich will insert a sell-on clause into the contract.
Newcastle have already signed Jeff Hendrick on loan, but Lewis would be their first outlay following the collapse of their Saudi Arabian-backed takeover.
Norwich completed the loan signing of left-sided centre-back Ben Gibson for the season with an £8 million obligation to buy on promotion. The Burnley player is their eleventh new addition this summer.
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