Newcastle United news: No-go on Mitrovic sale, defender in sights

Aleksandar Mitrovic has been linked with a summer move away from Newcastle United.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 10:26 am
Updated Monday, 8th August 2016, 11:34 am
Aleksandar Mitrovic

A report at the weekend claimed Rafa Benitez was looking to offload the striker.

But the 21-year-old, banned for the club's first four games, IS in Benitez's plans for this season.

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We also have news of a left-back target for Newcastle, beaten 1-0 by Fulham in their Championship season-opener.

Midfielder Isaac Hayden, one of six summer signings, has reflected on the loss at Craven Cottage.