Newcastle will have to look elsewhere for a new centre-back this summer with AC Milan on the verge on agreeing a £27.5m deal for Sven Botman.Eddie Howe wanted the Lille defender in January and made him their number one defensive target. The Magpies are understood to have made at least two bids, around the £30m, for the Dutchman. However, according to a report in the Telegraph, the Ligue 1 champions told Newcastle that the Holland Under-21 international was not for sale.
Newcastle though have not been perturbed and are ready to go after the 22-year-old again this summer. Howe has reportedly drawn up plans to try and lure the highly-rated defender to Newcastle.
But they have had rivals in Milan from the offset and the Rossoneri have taken the lead in pr …