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Chris Wood is prepared to undergo his medical to join Newcastle United, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The sports journalist claims that the contract is set to be signed between the Magpies and Burnley in the afternoon.
Romano added that Eddie Howe’s side will be working on landing one more striker after securing Wood’s move to St. James’ Park.
Chris Wood's now prepared to undergo his medical as Newcastle player today. Contract to be signed in the afternoon after release clause triggered yesterday for £20m to Burnley. ⚪️ #NUFC
Ekitike deal still complicated – but Newcastle are working to sign one more striker.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 12, 2022