Newcastle are in talks with West Brom to sign striker Salomon Rondon, according to Sky sources.
Reports say that the Venezuela international has a £16.5m release clause in his contract and Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez sees him as a replacement for Aleksandar Mitrovic.
Newcastle have stepped up their interest in Rondon following the Serb's proposed transfer to Fulham, which is close to completion, with Mitrovic now in London for a medical.
The move for Rondon could involve Dwight Gayle going in the other direction - either in a straight loan-swap or a player-plus-cash deal.
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