Fulham complete signing of Newcastle United forward Aleksandar Mitrovic

Fulham complete signing of Newcastle United forward Aleksandar Mitrovic

Mitrovic should be an instant hit at Craven Cottage after hitting 12 goals in 20 Championship games during the second half of last season on-loan at Fulham, helping the Cottagers secure a return to the top-flight.

"Yes. We did this business with Muto because we needed to do something more".

Aleksandar Mitrovic has finalised his permanent switch from Newcastle to Fulham in a deal worth £20million.

Fulham announce the signing of Newcastle United forward Aleksandar Mitrovic on a five-year contract.

The 26-year-old has 20 goals and ten assists in the Bundesliga for Mainz (eight and four respectively last season), and was also a member of Japan's World Cup squad in Russian Federation, featuring in the group match against Poland.

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Mitrovic, who scored for Serbia against Switzerland at this summer's World Cup, joins Fulham on a five-year deal, three years after moving from Anderlecht to Newcastle for £14.5m.

Monday morning brings reports that Newcastle United have had a bid for Federico Fernandez turned down.

The club have already agreed a deal for the Japanese striker Yoshinori Muto from Mainz. He scored 17 times in 72 games for the Magpies.