That’s according to the Chronicle, who say the winger is desperate to return to St James’ Park.
Andros Townsend has endured a nightmare season at Crystal Palace
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But the England international has toiled under both Alan Pardew and Sam Allardyce at Selhurst Park.
His erratic form means he is desperate to return to Newcastle, who are high-flying in the Championship under Rafa Benitez.
However, the deal is in danger of collapse with both clubs yet to strike an agreement.
Andros Townsend is desperate to return to Newcastle
Palace are said to be demanding a sizeable loan fee to part with the former Tottenham star – something Newcastle want to change.
It is reported the deal would be a loan followed by a permanent £13million move in the summer.