Dwight Gayle: Newcastle United close to deal for Crystal Palace striker

Dwight Gayle
Dwight Gayle scored seven goals in 20 games for Palace last season.

Newcastle United are close to signing striker Dwight Gayle from Premier League side Crystal Palace after agreeing terms, BBC Newcastle reports.

Gayle, 25, will undergo a medical with the Championship club, managed by Rafa Benitez, and it is believed they would pay a fee of about £10m.

He has scored 26 goals in 74 games for Palace following a £6m move from Peterborough United in July 2013.

The Magpies have already signed Belgian goalkeeper Matz Sels from Gent.

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