Premier League strugglers Newcastle United are planning a surprise move for wantaway Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sandro
Sandro made a move to Queens Park Rangers on a £10million deal at the start of last season but the midfielder has endured a difficult time at Loftus Road so far and he was unable to prevent the Hoops from suffering the ignominy of relegation.
To add insult to injury, Sandro was left in a limbo after the Home Office found irregularities with his work permit at the latter part of last season and as a result, the Brazilian was forced to return home in May.
The permit issue surrounding Sandro was finally resolved recently and the midfielder made a return to England a couple of months ago for the first time since heading to Brazil.
Newcastle United pondering a move for Sandro
However, Sandro’s return to QPR has not been an entirely happy one as he had to wait till October to play his first game this season and the 26-year old’s late return has meant that he has been limited to only 176 minutes of action on the pitch so far.
Clearly down the pecking order at the club under manager Chris Ramsey, Sandro is said to be unhappy at Loftus Road and has made his mind up of wanting to leave the Hoops in January.
A couple of Premier League clubs have been monitoring Sandro and now it can be revealed that Premier League strugglers Newcastle United are pondering a swoop for the Brazilian midfielder.
While scoring goals has been the real problem for Newcastle, they clearly need to strengthen in the defensive midfield area as well in order to provide more protection to the backline and manager Steve McClaren is looking to land Sandro on a loan deal with a view to a permanent move at the end of the season.