The Brazilian has become the darling of St James Park since his arrival in January 2022 and was an important player in the club securing Champions League football for this season. Naturally, his form has attracted attention from several clubs.
And 90min claim Newcastle are set to re-enter talks over a new deal having turned down enquiries from a number of European big-hitters. The Magpies couldnt agree terms with Guimaraes towards the end of last year so paused attempts, it adds.
The report says Real Madrid made an approach in January before Chelsea and City were told no in the summer. Pep Guardiola ultimately turned to Wolves and brought in Matheus Nunes for 53m to bolster midfield options. Guimaraes is expected to sign a new deal with his employers that lasts until 2028.
Meanwhile, Fichajes says City may have made an approach for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Warren Zaire-Emery if Bernardo Silva had left the club. The Portugal star ultimately signed a renewal despite interest from Barcelona.