Newcastle boss Steve Bruce pushing to sign Manchester United player

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Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce is pushing to sign Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe this summer.

This is according to The Telegraph, with the report claiming Bruce has made signing the 23 year old defender a priority this summer.

Both a loan and permanent transfer have been discussed between the two clubs although, given Newcastle’s limited transfer budget, the former would seem more likely at this stage.

With Raphael Varane set to join Manchester United, Tuanzebe’s first team opportunities are expected to become rare next season.