Fulham Finalize £20m Signing Of Aleksandar Mitrovic From Newcastle

Aleksandar Mitrovic has completed his permanent move from Newcastle to Fulham in a £20million deal.

the defender put pen to paper on a five-year contract at Craven Cottage and becomes the club's fifth major signing of the summer.

The striker enjoyed a prolific loan spell at Fulham last season and was fundamental in their push for promotion.

After sealing his return to the club, the 23-year-old told fulhamfctv: ‘I'm very glad and happy and proud to finally be here and officially become a Fulham player.

‘This is a big club and last year we made history, we did big things, and I want to continue this.”

Mitrovic is expected to shortly be followed through the door at Fulham by Alfie Mawson, who is closing in on a transfer from Swansea.

Fulham are in advanced talks with the Serbian after the two clubs agreed on a fee in the region of £25m.

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