Newcastle set to sign Japan forward Yoshinori Muto from Mainz

Newcastle set to sign Japan forward Yoshinori Muto from Mainz

Newcastle set to sign Japan forward Yoshinori Muto from Mainz

It could be a busy few weeks for incoming and outgoing business on Tyneside and we have identified five deals that could go ahead this week.

Lejeune had a slow start to life at Newcastle after moving to St James' Park last summer, with the defender injured in his competitive debut following an incident with Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.

Newcastle United finished 10th last season in England's top division.

Aleksandar Mitrovic has left Newcastle's pre-season trip to Portugal after a fee was agreed with Fulham.

The 26-year-old, who has netted twice in 25 worldwide appearances, impressed during the World Cup as the Samurai Blue reached the round of 16. "We have reached an agreement to bring Mitro home", Fulham director Tony Khan said.


Japan forward Yoshinori Muto is close to completing a move to the English Premier League after Newcastle United said Friday they had areed terms to sign him from German club Mainz.

- Benitez discusses the imminent arrival of Muto.

Barring any issues with regards to a work permit, it's expected that the Magpies will officially announce Muto soon - and also confirm the departure of goalkeeper Matz Sels, who will reportedly move to Strasbourg in France's Ligue 1.

Rondon scored seven goals and provided three assists for West Brom last season, finishing as joint top-scorer alongside Jay Rodriguez.

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