Fulham expect to sign Newcastle striker

first_img LIVING THE DREAM Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Mitrovic was central to Fulham’s promotion Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti targets IN DEMAND 1 Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Fulham are closing in on the signing of Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic and expect to complete a deal when the Serb striker returns from holiday.Mitrovic was loaned out to Fulham in January last season and scored 12 goals in 18 appearances to help fire the Whites into the Premier League via the play-offs. moving on RANKED LATEST REVEALED According to the Telegraph, the west London club have agreed a fee in principle with the Magpies, with only terms of payment left to negotiate. A deal is expected to go through by the end of the month.Fulham look set to smash their previous transfer record to land the 23-year-old. Newcastle want around £20m, which is significantly more than the £12.4 Fulham paid Olympiacos for Konstantinos Mitroglou in 2014.The news will be music to the ears of Whites fans. Mitrovic was an integral part of the club’s 23-game unbeaten run in the Championship and became something of a cult hero at Craven Cottage last season.His performances at the World Cup may well have increased his value – he scored the first goal in Serbia’s 2-1 defeat to Switzerland and was menacing throughout the group stage before Serbia were eliminated. targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January last_img read more