Steve Bruce aims to reinforce Newcastle midfield with Granit Xhaka an option

• Manager will look to ‘add that bit of quality’ in January
• Bruce praises Jonjo Shelvey’s response to spell on bench

Steve Bruce has identified Newcastle United’s midfield as a department in need of reinforcement in January and would not turn his nose up at the chance to take Granit Xhaka on loan from Arsenal.

“We have six centre-backs and three right-backs but are a bit short in midfield areas, so we’ll have a little look at that,” said Newcastle’s manager in response to a suggestion that Unai Emery could look to offload Xhaka in the new year. “You are always looking to add that bit of quality, so we’ll see if we can.”

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