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Sport Former Man Utd keeper Kuszczak claims Newcastle loan offer

11:42  06 june  2018
11:42  06 june  2018 Source:   goal.com

Newcastle name their price for striker amid Fulham interest

  Newcastle name their price for striker amid Fulham interest Newcastle United will reportedly demand a fee worth £18 million for in-demand striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. The Serbian international is set to be hot property this summer and Fulham are keen to land him on a permanent basis following his loan spell at Craven Cottage. Mitrovic was instrumental for Fulham as they secured promotion to the Premier League. The forward joined Slavisa Jokanovic’s side on loan in January and was consistently prolific for the Whites. This form has prompted Newcastle to set a high price tag for the forward, it seems, with the Daily Star claiming that it will take an offer of £18m to convince the Magpies to sell. Mitrovic is understood to be keen on joining Fulham permanently following their promotion, but it seems there is still some way to go with regards to negotiations between the two clubs. Fulham are claimed to have identified Mitrovic as their top target for the summer transfer window.

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak has revealed that Newcastle United tried to sign him on loan in January.

Newcastle were on the lookout for a new keeper both last summer and in January, and eventually brought in Martin Dubravka on loan from Sparta Prague to great effect.

Dubravka has subsequently signed a permanent contract at St James’ Park, but Birmingham’s Kuszczak claims he was one of the keepers Newcastle had previously been interested in signing.

But Kuszczak, who was also a target for Derby County, says Birmingham rejected the approach from Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle.

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Newcastle United . A permanent move to Sky Bet Championship side Brighton followed in 2012 following a brief loan spell at Watford, with Kuszczak a regular for Albion before being released at the end of the 2013/14 season.

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Speaking to Przeglad Sportowy , he said: “In the winter transfer window, I had a loan offer from Newcastle, and Derby also approached me. However, Birmingham said that I should stay at the club.”

Kuszczak previously spent six years at Old Trafford, making over 60 appearances for United, but he has not played in the Premier League since 2012.

He has since gone onto play for Watford, Brighton, Wolves and now Birmingham, but has not made a first-team appearance since last November.

The 36-year-old has been told he can leave the club by manager Garry Monk and he will consider his options before deciding whether to take up the opportunity.

He added: “My contract is still valid for a year, but the situation has changed a little, because after the season I received a green light to be transferred.

“I am waiting for a signal from my representatives. Other managers already know that a transfer option has appeared.

“I am calm, if there are no good offers then I will wait for a year, then I will be a free agent.”

Premier League side preparing bid for Newcastle striker .
Fulham are stepping up their interest in Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic following their promotion to the top flight. The Mirror claims that the Cottagers are preparing a bid to turn his loan deal into a permanent one. Mitrovic only joined Fulham on loan during the January transfer window but made an instant impact. The Serbian striker would go on to play a key role in the club’s promotion to the Premer League, with a number of inspiring performances. Fulham are hoping to sign both Mitrovic and Matt Targett, who was on loan from Southampton last season. Newcastle are open to the idea of selling the Serbian forward this summer, with the player no longer in the first-team picture under Rafa Benitez. The transfer would also bring in further funds for the Magpies to strengthen their squad during the transfer window, with a new striker on Benitez’s wishlist.

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