Newcastle United know exactly what offer it will take to land Ajax midfielder Vurnon Anita after the Dutch club said that he could leave if someone meets there £8million valuation.
Alan Pardew has been trying to negotiate deals for a number of players based in Holland but so far he has been unable to tie up any business as he is yet to have a bid accepted.
It appears as though Newcastle were unwilling to match the demands of FC Twente for striker Luuk de Jong, while the talk of signing his team-mate Douglas has also appeared to stall.
The Newcastle Evening Chronicle is reporting that Ajax have now placed a £8million price tag on the versatile midfielder, but it is unclear whether the north east club will meet these demands.
Anita has suggested that he would like to leave in the summer to join a Premier League side and he is said to have held talks with officials from Newcastle.
“I am going to seriously consider any interest and will discuss it with my parents. The Premier League is a top competition where I would want to play," Anita told the Newcastle Evening Chronicle.
“Ajax say they won’t let me go, and I’m tied up here until 2014. It would be no punishment to stay, but you never know.”
Newcastle are also still hopeful that they will be able to complete a deal for Lille right-back Mathieu Debuchy who has been in talks with the club for some time.