United stunned by £50m Longstaff price

Sean Longstaff in pre-season training with Newcastle

Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff has enjoyed a meteoric rise in English football after just one season.

The Magpies are demanding £50m for the 21-year-old, who performed impressively after making his first-team breakthrough last season.

After a fruitless opening half to the campaign, personnel problems in the middle of the park for Rafael Benitez's men saw Longstaff handed the opportunity to shine following the turn of the year.

Old Trafford's hierarchy are also refusing to pay Leicester's £90m valuation for Harry Maguire - but Longstaff's price is the clearest example of what they believe to be unrealistic fees for domestic talent.

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Matt Ritchie of Newcastle United (11) is shown a yellow card by referee Graham Scott as team mate Sean Longstaff appeals during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux on February 11, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

In total, Sean Longstaff made 14 appearances for the Magpies in all competitions including nine games in the Premier League.

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Manchester United may be forced to end their pursuit of Sean Longstaff after Newcastle slapped a £50 million price tag on the midfielder, sources have told ESPN FC.

Longstaff has a contract with Newcastle that runs until 2022 and would be willing to speak to Manchester United if a deal is agreed.

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It is added, though, that Longstaff nevertheless remains "fully committed" to Newcastle.

It is mentioned that key players like Perez and Rondon have already left Tyneside and now Longstaff is on the verge of moving to Man United.

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