Newcastle confirmed Yankuba Minteh as their first rookie in the summer transfer window of 2023. £ 6 million is the amount that “Shoot” spent on this deal.
Yankuba Minteh played very well last season in the OB Odense shirt, the 18-year-old had 4 goals and 6 assists. With his outstanding maturity, he was interested in many teams, and Newcastle eventually won the deal.
The English team accepts to pay the Danish team £ 6 million for Yankuba Minteh, but they will not use this young star next season. Accordingly, the 18-year-old will spend next season in the Netherlands with champions Feyenoord before returning to compete for a place in coach Eddie Howe’s squad.
Newcastle director of football Dan Ashworth said: “ We are delighted to have signed Yankuba Minteh, he has huge potential. He did very well in his first season in Denmark, and he has a promising career ahead of him.”
“We will let him play at Feyenoord next season, a club that also has a strong track record of its own. Newcastle want long-term success, and Yankuba Minteh is one of the signings for him. see that”.
Minteh has yet to play for the Gambia national team but received his first call in November. He started his career at Steve Biko FC in his hometown before moving to Denmark last July.
Newcastle have been linked with a number of other names in the summer transfer window, including Leicester midfielder James Maddison, Juventus runner Federico Chiesa or Inter midfielder Nicolo Barella.