Newcastle United have actually apparently been required to put their interest in Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Newcastle United are keen to launch a £15 million bid for Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva but have put the move on hold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.. Silva has caught the eye in 21 appearances for the club this term but is ready to leave the Portuguese champions and embark on a new challenge. Newcastle United are chasing Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva. Steve Bruce’s men languish in 13th place in the Premier League, eight points above the relegation zone.

The representative had already done it on Monday, when speaking to Rádio Renascença. Newcastle United’s £15m move for Rafa Silva reportedly on hold Newcastle could upgrade massively on 27-year-old with Portugual international Newcastle fans doubtful they can be successful in pursuit of target Rafa Silva

Newcastle United are apparently thinking about signing Benfica and Portugal midfielder Rafa Silva however have actually been required to put their strategies on hold due to coronavirus. The Magpies were keen on running the rule over the Portugal international (who has a £53 million/ €60 million release clause) a few more times before making a decision, but that hasn’t been possible with football on hold across Europe. Newcastle are interested in signing Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva this summer, but any deal is on hold for now because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to The Sun, Newcastle United are interested in a summer move for Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva, but the coronavirus pandemic has halted their plans.. The agent of Benfica winger Rafa Silva has again talked about Newcastle United’s interest in the player. The Toon are expected to add several new players this summer after yet another below par season. He was not selected to that year's FIFA U-20 World Cup. Benfica acquired Rafa from Braga for €16M in the summer of 2016 and he has appeared in 125 games across all competitions since joining the club, scoring 35 goals while assisting on 20.

Rafa was also a member of Portugal's winning Euro 2016 squad and their 2019 Nations League title winners. One name recently linked with Steve Bruce’s side is Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva, with reports suggesting that he could be in line for a £15million move to Tyneside. Everton are keen on signing the Benfica midfielder Rafa Silva this summer. On 28 February 2014, Silva received his first callup for the senior side, for an exhibition game with Cameroon on 5 March.