Aleksandar Mitrovic to join Anderlecht on loan from Newcastle

Anderlecht have agreed a loan deal with Newcastle for striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, according to Sky sources.

The Serbian reportedly had a number of options to go elsewhere, including Bordeaux and Hamburg.

Sky Sports reported last week that Brighton had a bid in the region of £8m rejected because Newcastle did not want to sell to a rival.

Newcastle are now attempting to sign Islam Slimani on loan from Leicester as a replacement for Mitrovic, Sky sources understand.

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