Three reasons Newcastle must beat Chelsea to signing of Willy Caballero

According to reports in The Times, Chelsea are leading Newcastle United in the race to sign Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero this summer.

The 35-year-old is in demand after leaving City following the end of his contract, and he is a target for both the Magpies and the Blues who are looking to strengthen between the sticks.

Antonio Conte is looking for back up for Thibaut Courtois after this season’s second choice stopper Asmir Begovic completed a move to Bournemouth last month, while Toon boss Rafa Benitez is looking for a new number one as he doesn’t feel Karl Darlow, Matz Sels or Rob Elliot are good enough to make the step up and be first choice in the Premier League.

It appears as though the Argentine would prefer a move to London, but Benitez will try to persuade him to make the move to Tyneside.

Here are three reasons Newcastle must beat Chelsea to the signing of Caballero…