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Newcastle United set to sign £12m goal-machine

Magpies set to land Serbian youngster.

Newcastle United are reportedly set to sign Anderlecht forward Aleksandar Mitrovic according to the Sunday Mirror.

The 20 year old Serbian is rightly considered one of the hottest young forwards in European football and the Magpies are in pole position in their pursuit of a much needed prolific striker.

Aleksandar Mitrovic netted 28 goals in all competitions last season and will apparently be the latest in a succession of additions made by newly appointed Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren.

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The north-east side have already snapped up Dutch international Giorginio Wijnaldum and owner Mike Ashley is ready to invest as much as £60m in the summer transfer window.

Anderlecht are ready to accept £12m for Mitrovic and a deal between the two clubs looks on the cards.

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