Newcastle United are reportedly on the verge of agreeing a deal for Queen’s Park youngster Reagan Thomson (Daily Record).
Rangers and Celtic have also reportedly watched the Scotland U17s youth international but it is the Toon who appear the closest to his signature.
It is reported that a ‘substantial fee’ is on the verge of being agreed as the St James’ Park side look to wrap up the deal.
Newcastle target and Queen’s Park kid Thomson is a Scotland youth star
The midfielder will move to Newcastle in January if a deal is agreed. The Magpies were one of a few clubs who watched Thomson on Scotland U17s duty last week.
He starred in the match against Iceland, where the youngster grabbed two assists. The 17-year-old also featured during the 2-1 defeat to Croatia.
Queen’s amateur status usually means they don’t command transfer fees but they will be entitled to some compensation if Thomson goes to Newcastle.
At domestic level the teenager has made six appearances for the senior side this term and recently completed his first 90 minutes against Cowdenbeath.
It looks as if the League Two side will stand to lose Thomson to Newcastle shortly though.