Date: 26th May 2017 at 8:10pm
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Newcastle have joined the queue of clubs watching Dion Pereira’s situation at Watford.

According to a report in The Standard Rafa Benitez has been alerted to the fact that the 18-year-old could leave for just a token development fee.

Pereira has been with Watford since the age of nine but hasn’t yet signed on a professional contract.

After making two substitute appearances this month it’s clear that he has a role at Watford but it has been suggested that the regular changing of coaches hasn’t been to his liking.

Benitez has been promised big money to make Newcastle a force again in the Premier League but is keen to bring in value alongside bigger names.

West Ham and Brighton are also believed to be keen on signing the 18-year-old who can expect a massive signing on fee whichever club he decides to move to.

Watford have been trying for over a year to get Pereira onto a new contract but have had little response with the player claiming to be keeping his options open.

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