Newcastle are closing on a £250,000 deal for highly-rated Peru playmaker Rodrigo Vilca from Deportivo Municipal.
The 21-year-old could be loaned out initially for experience.
The midfielder is regarded as a promising talent and has been called up to the national squad by coach Ricardo Gareca.
Newcastle are close to signing 21-year-old Peruvian playmaker Rodrigo Vilca
Newcastle fear he may lack the physical capabilities to make an impact in the Premier League just yet.
The Magpies are also prepared to offload right-back DeAndre Yedlin with the club willing to sell for around £5million.
The USA international has interest from MLS clubs and Europe.
DeAndre Yedlin could be on the way out at Newcastle and they will sell for around £5million