Liverpool want Barca ace as Newcastle look to add another Dutch keeper

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NEWCASTLE United could be set to go Dutch for a goalkeeper again, according to newspaper reports today.

The transfer rumours are hotting up ahead of the opening of the January window.

And while Tim Krul’s future has been spoken about a lot lately, Newcastle have been linked with another Dutch goalkeeper.

The Metro says that Newcastle are set to move for Netherlands Under-21 goalkeeper Warner Hahn. The 21-year-old FC Dordrecht player has also been watched by Roma, Lazio and Genoa.

Elsewhere, Liverpool are closing on a deal for Barcelona defender Martin Montya, according to the Daily Express.

The 22-year-old Spaniard’s contract expires in the summer but managing director Ian Ayre flew to Spain on Thursday in an attempt to push a deal through in January.

Other transfer stories:

Tottenham want to sign Basel winger Mohamed Salah. The Egypt international, 21, was watched by Tottenham sporting director Franco Baldini in the Swiss side’s 1-0 win over Chelsea in the Champions League in midweek. Full story: Daily Star

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is certain that Leighton Baines has not played his final game for the club. The 28-year-old England left-back, who is out until the new year after suffering a foot injury, is wanted by Manchester United, who could bid for him in January. Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal are set to scout Dundee United youngster Ryan Gauld when the 17-year-old Scot faces Kilmarnock on Friday night. Manchester United, Liverpool and Everton are also interested. Full story: Daily Mail

West Ham are hoping to sign Marseille forward Andre-Pierre Gignac in January regardless of injured striker Andy Carroll’s fitness. The 27-year-old France international is on a list of 20 possible targets. Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal and Roma have both made bids for Barcelona’s Paraguayan forward Tonny Sanabria, 17. The youngster has a £2.5m release clause in his contract. The Gunners are also interested in Real Madrid’s Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, 21, and Schalke’s German midfielder Max Meyer, 18. Full story: Daily Mail