Newcastle fans react as asking price for transfer target Nicolai Jorgensen increases

According to De Telegraaf in the Netherlands, Newcastle United have been handed a setback in the pursuit of Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen.

An initial offer of £12.7million was rejected by the Rotterdam based club earlier this week. And now, Feyenoord are looking for an offer in the region of £22million before they allow their star striker to depart De Kuip.

Newcastle meanwhile are in desperate need of additions to a squad that looks remarkably similar to the one that played in the Championship last season.

Rafael Benitez cuts an increasingly more frustrated figure on the touchline with each passing game and Mike Ashley seems to be nowhere closer to selling the club. In truth, it is a bit of a mess on Tyneside.

With the team in desperate need of reinforcements, especially in attacking departments, Newcastle fans could not hide their frustrations at the setback in the bid to lure the £13.5million rated Jorgensen to the club…