Newcastle and Man Utd on the lookout for a forward

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IT’S very quiet on the transfer front, but Uniteds Newcastle and Manchester are in the hunt for forwards.

Manchester United are considering a January move for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. Old Trafford boss David Moyes - who had the 22-year-old watched in Belgium’s victory over Scotland on Friday - is interested in adding more height and strength to his striking options – Full story: Daily Mirror

Celtic plan to make another offer for Peterborough playmaker Lee Tomlin, 24, after having three bids rejected for him in the summer – Full story: Daily Mirror

Newcastle are set to move for Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason when the transfer window reopens in January. The 24-year-old Iceland international scored 24 goals in the Dutch top flight last season – BBC website