Newcastle United are keen on Vasco da Gama midfielder Andrey Santos.
While PSG are keen, the Magpies could steal in to land the midfielder due to their growing contact base and influence in Brazil where Santos plays, says iNews
Chief scout Steve Nickson is 'firmly embedded' within the region and as the club look to grow their status as a club. are confident they can secure a deal, with local reports suggesting they are ready to meet the £30million asking price.
Newcastle may find it easier to convince Santos of a move to St James' Park, with his compatriot Bruno Guimaraes already at the Premier League outfit and proving a success since his January arrival.
The Magpies have good links with Brazil through the agent Guiliano Bertolucci who has links with Guimaeraes.