Newcastle keen on Blackburn's Wharton

Newcastle interested in Blackburn's Adam Wharton.

Ex-FA chief Dan Ashworth watched him last week.

Wharton is Rovers' most valuable asset.

Crystal Palace and Brighton also interested in the midfielder.

Newcastle targeting emerging talents in the transfer market.

Wharton has one goal and two assists in 19 appearances for Blackburn.

Newcastle looking to strengthen their squad for a top-four finish.

Kieran Tierney is a top target for Newcastle, costing over £30m.

Tierney has struggled for minutes with Arsenal this season.

Newcastle defender Dan Burn has faced criticism from fans.