Newcastle 'agree loan deal' for Leicester's Islam Slimani

Newcastle United have reportedly agreed a loan deal for Islam Slimani.

Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 10:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 1:40 pm
Islam Slimani

The club had been pushing to take the Leicester City striker on loan on deadline day.

And Sky Sports claim Newcastle have now agreed a loan deal for the 29-year-old, was made available for transfer by Leicester.

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West Ham United had also been interested in signing Slimani, signed from Sporting Lisbon in the summer of 2016 for £28million.

If the deal goes through, Aleksandar Mitrovic will be allowed to join former club Anderlecht on loan until the end of the season.