Santiago Muñoz will leave Santos to join Newcastle and everything seems to indicate that he will leave for a year on loan with option to buy
Newcastle reached an agreement with Santos on the last day of transfers in Europe to take Santiago Muñoz for a year on loan with option to buy. However, according to reports, the Mexican striker will be registered with the Under-23 category of magpies.
According to information published by Sky Sports, the negotiation for Muñoz between Newcastle and Santos has come to fruition, so it is expected that it will be officially done in the next few hours.
In the same report, it indicates that, from the beginning, the 19-year-old Mexican attacker will be registered with the Under-23 category of the magpies with the possibility of having participation in the first team during the year that he is on loan with the English team, same that you will be able to buy from the player at the end of the 12 months of the agreement.
Muñoz will reach the Sub-23 of Newcastle, a category that is directed by the Scotsman Gary Caldwell, who came to the bench of the juvenile magpies for the current season.
Newcastle U23 participates in Group 2 of the Premier League 2, which until now is led by Muñoz’s new team with seven units, after adding two wins and a draw.
The magpies’ youth team comes from a season in which they finished last in Group 2 of the Premier League 2. Newcastle Under-23 added 25 points, the product of seven wins, four draws and 13 losses.
It should be remembered that Muñoz has not played an official match since May 31 of this year, the day in which he played 22 minutes of the grand final of the Guard1anes Clausura 2021, which Santos lost to Cruz Azul.
Later, the attacker was separated from the first team of the warriors because he was distracted with his future, so the last days as a Santos player he spent with the U-20, category in which he was registered.