Reports – Newcastle face competition from Roma for striker

first_imgNewcastle face competition from Roma to sign Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, according to reports in Italy.The Magpies are still in pole position to land the Serbian and, according to Sky Italia, are set to meet the player on Friday with an agreement with Anderlecht already in place. But Roma could make a late swoop for the 20-year-old as they aim to boost their squad ahead of a tilt at the Serie A title next season.Newcastle are desperate to bring in a new striker this summer and Steve McClaren has earmarked Mitrovic has a top target.Mitrovic has 13 caps for Serbia and enjoyed an impressive campaign for Anderlecht last term, striking 23 goals in 46 appearances. Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic 1last_img

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