Manchester United defender Brandon Williams likes making the move to Newcastle United on loan for the remainder of the season, Chronicle Live declares.

The Red Devils graduate made his development last term after a hamstring injury to left-back Luke Shaw and he ended the campaign with 36 appearances in all competitions.

Nevertheless, he has struggled for regular game time this season after the arrival of Alex Telles and has actually been limited to only 5 appearances with just six minutes in the league.

Thus, he has actually been related to a possible loan exit this month and the Magpies are amongst the leading candidates to land his services.

Magpies employer Steve Bruce has already held positive talks with United assistant Michael Carrick and it is now reported that Williams is open to joining on loan.

Southampton were the very first club to technique for the defender earlier this month, however they were just willing to use him a back-up function.

Everton have also been credited with an interest, however Williams appears keen on signing up with the Magpies where he has the opportunity of securing regular first-team football.

Williams is a right-back by trade, but he has mainly played on the left side of the backline given that his making his debut for the Red Devils last season.

The 20- year-old is likewise capable of featuring in the wing-back positions and that would preferably suit the Magpies, who choose to play with a three-man main defence.

The Magpies have 2 loan spots readily available to them and, aside from Williams, they are also looking into a short-term deal for ex-Everton loanee Djibril Sidibe.

The Frenchman has made only 6 appearances given that his return to AS Monaco and is totally free to leave Principality attire on loan in the next couple of weeks.

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