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Newcastle have struck gold by completing a deal for this gifted 21-year-old Chelsea product – opinion

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Newcastle United opinion: Magpies to sign Kyle Scott – Good Move?

According to a report in the Sun, Newcastle United are all set to sign former Chelsea youngster Kyle Scott for free on a two-year deal this summer.

The 21-year-old, whose contract expired last month with the Stamford Bridge club, is a free agent now. He has now agreed on a move to the Tyneside and has completed a medical as well. (h/t Sun)

Newcastle, under new manager Steve Bruce, have already overseen a big-money move to sign Joelinton from Hoffenheim. They are now looking to enhance the depth of their midfield ahead of the new season. (h/t Sun)

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Scott becomes the latest youth product from Chelsea to leave the club after Ethan Ampadu did the same when he joined RB Leipzig a few days back. Here’s why joining the Magpies is a good move for Scott:

Scott is a good player who would improve Newcastle

Kyle Scott is a versatile midfield player, who can operate as a box-to-box midfielder, defensive midfielder or as an attacking midfielder, as per the requirement of the team.

In terms of his attributes, the 21-year-old is a good player on the ball, possesses a good turn of pace to go past players and has a shot from distance too.

Newcastle have a lot of good options in the midfield, especially if they manage to keep hold of Sean Longstaff. However, they could do with having a versatile player in that position ahead of the new season.

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Hence, they are right in completing the move to sign Kyle Scott. The youngster hasn’t played in the Premier League so far, but he is talented enough to make a mark in Tyneside.

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All in all, the Magpies would benefit from having Scott in their team from next season onwards. From the player’s point of view, he could have a chance to play Premier League football and enhance his reputation.