Steve Howey has praised the recent development of Wolves youngster Dion Sanderson, but has questioned whether he would get regular game-time should he join Newcastle.
According to Football Insider, the Magpies, working on a tight budget compared to some of their Premier League rivals, have launched a bid of just £1.5m for the services of the 21-year-old defender.
Sanderson has spent the last two seasons on loan with Cardiff and Sunderland respectively, gaining valuable experience in both the Championship and then League One with the Black Cats.
He made just 37 appearances across those two loan stints, but it was during his time with Sunderland that he impressed quite significantly.
However, despite his obvious ability, having made just one senior appearance for Wolves in a Carabao Cup game two seasons ago, the versatile defender has no experience of playing in the Premier League and Howey exclusively told Football FanCast that he wouldn’t be a regular if he move to St James’ Park:
“I watched him quite a few times and was quite impressed with him – I think he’s got a bright future, it was just unfortunate he got injured.
“He’s had first-team experience, but is he going to be playing week in week out with Newcastle, probably not. So, it has to be something that everyone has to have a look at.”