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Everton & Newcastle eye Patrik Schick as RB Leipzig dither

RB Leipzig have missed the deadline to use their €29m option to buy Czech striker Patrik Schick from Roma.

The Bundesliga side are still in talks keep Schick after his 10 goals this season, but want a discount.

Schick’s agent Pavel Paska has confirmed negotiations are ongoing to see if a solution can be found.

Leipzig will soon receive around €53m from Chelsea for Timo Werner, which Roma are well aware of.

€60m-rated Dayot Upamecano could also leave, while Leeds will have to buy Jean-Kevin Augustin for €21m if they are promoted.

With the funds they expect to arrive, Leipzig could present an improved offer for Schick.

However, as Die Roten Bullen drag their feet, two Premier League clubs are showing interest in the 24-year-old.

According to Blesk in the player’s homeland, Newcastle United and Everton are considering moves for Schick.

Newcastle are preparing for an ambitious future once they are taken over, while Everton have Carlo Ancelotti at the helm.

Schick’s priority is to remain at Leipzig, especially as they are likely to play in the Champions League again next season.

But if they fail to meet Roma’s demands, England could come calling for Patrik Schick…

SourceBlesk

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