The Magpies are understood to be in the summer market in order to strengthen the club even further ahead of the 2022-23 campaign.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the Premier League outfit are hoping to sign the Netherlands international at the end of the season, with the club willing to spend up to £42 million for the centre-back.
AC Milan have confirmed to Sven Botman agents their intention to sign him in June as priority target. So it was a positive, direct meeting in Milano today. 🔴🇳🇱 #ACMilan
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 10, 2022
Eddie Howe’s side actually attempted to sign the 22-year-old defender during the latter stages of January, but a move did not materialise.
Newcastle United are ready to host Aston Villa in the Premier League action on Sunday.