Mitrovic linked with Bundesliga move

Transfers
Aleksandar Mitrovic continues to be linked with a move away from Fulham with Bayer Leverkusen the latest club to show an interest.

Aleksandar Mitrovic continues to be linked with a move away from Fulham with Bayer Leverkusen the latest club to show an interest.

Serbia international Mitrovic was a shining light in an otherwise disappointing season for Fulham, as he scored 11 Premier League goals but was unable to prevent the Cottagers from suffering an immediate relegation back to the Championship.

Mitrovic is unlikely to remain with Scott Parker’s side in the second tier and he has been linked with a whole host of clubs, including the likes of West Ham and Fenerbahce, although Bundesliga giants Leverkusen now also appear to have entered the race.

Leverkusen are in the market for a new striker and Mitrovic would appear to fit the bill, although he is not the only forward being linked with a move to the BayArena, with Watford attacker Dodi Lukebakio also said to be on their wishlist.

Fulham paid Newcastle a reported £22million to secure the services of Mitrovic last summer following a successful loan spell and it appears a similar bid would be enough to convince the Cottagers to cash-in on the 24-year-old, as they aim to lower their wage bill ahead of their return to the Championship.

Latest

  • nuno espirito santo
    Wolverhampton Wanderers

    Nuno admits rotation is key

    Nuno Espirito Santo admits he will have to rotate his Wolves side for Thursday's Europa League clash with Braga at Molineux.

    Tom McGarry
  • Real Madrid

    How long before Real pull the trigger on Zidane?

    The pressure is on Zinedine Zidane like never before after Real Madrid were crushed by Paris Saint-Germain and he is facing the bullet unless things pick up

  • Manchester United will reportedly wait until Mason Greenwood turns 18 in October before handing him lucrative new terms.
    Manchester United

    Manchester United v Astana team news

    Manchester United will hand a start to Mason Greenwood on Thursday night as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes changes for the clash with Astana.

  • Arsenal

    Eintracht Frankfurt v Arsenal team news

    Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil will play no part against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night and will be rested ahead of the weekend.

  • Manchester City

    Guardiola quickly turns focus to Hornets clash

    Pep Guardiola has turned his attentions to Manchester City's clash with Watford and has suggested he may have to tinker with his defence again.

  • Tottenham Hotspur

    Poch vows to fix Spurs defence after Greek tragedy

    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts his side have some hard work to do after their defensive frailties came back to haunt them in Greece.

  • tottenham-harry-kane
    Tottenham Hotspur

    Olympiakos 2-2 Tottenham

    Tottenham threw away a two-goal lead on in their Champions League as Olympiakos battled back to earn a draw in Greece.

    Tom Hill
  • Manchester City

    Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Manchester City

    City dominated the opening exchanges without creating too many goalscoring opportunities, but that all changed on 24 minutes when Ilkay Gundogan’s left-foot strike cannoned… var VUUKLE_CONFIG = { apiKey: "bc9fd4eb-d7be-4d00-87ef-b570563b015f", articleId: "364959", tags: "Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez, Ilkay Gundogan", author: "Tom McGarry", // Lang wordpressSync: true, eventHandler: function (e) { console.log(e); if (e.eventType == 'wpSync') { jQuery.ajax({ type: 'POST', data: { "action": "save_comment_to_db", "comment_ID":e.comment_ID, "comment_post_ID": e.comment_post_ID, "comment_author": e.comment_author, "comment_author_email": e.email, "comment_author_url": e.comment_author_url, "comment_content": e.comment_content, "comment_type": e.comment_type, "comment_parent_ID": e.comment_parent, "user_id": e.user_id, "comment_author_IP": e.comment_author_IP, "comment_agent": e.comment_agent, "comment_approved": e.comment_approved, "comment_date": e.comment_date, "comment_date_gmt": e.comment_date_gmt, "comment_karma": e.comment_karma, "_wpnonce": "8bee99c1e5" // WPCS: XSS ok }, url: "/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php", beforeSend: function () { }, success: function (data) { } }); } }, // Articles - recommendations in emotes and comments widget recommendationsWideImages: false, recommendationsProtocol: "", globalRecommendations: false, // Colors darkMode: false, // By Widget theme: {color: "108ee9"}, comments: { auth: { vuukle: false, password: false, facebook: true, twitter: true, google: true, disqus: true, }, hideRecommendedArticles: false, hideCommentInputBox: false, enabled: true, commentingClosed: false, maxChars: '3000', countToLoad: '5', toxicityLimit: '80', spamLimit: '90', sorting: 'latest', transliteration:{ language: 'en', enabledByDefault: false, }, }, emotes: { enabled: true, hideRecommendedArticles: false, size: '50', // icons size firstImg: '', firstName: 'HAPPY', secondImg: '', secondName: 'INDIFFERENT', thirdImg: '', thirdName: 'AMUSED', fourthImg: '', fourthName: 'EXCITED', fifthImg: '', fifthName:'ANGRY', sixthImg: '', sixthName: 'SAD', disable: [], }, powerbar: { enabled: true, defaultEmote: 1, }, }; (function () { var d = document, s = d.createElement('script'); s.async = true; s.src = 'https://cdn.vuukle.com/platform.js'; (d.head || d.body).appendChild(s); })();

    Tom McGarry
  • Nuno Espirito Santo is adamant that Wolves will require more quality additions to the squad in order to repeat last season's success.
    Wolverhampton Wanderers

    Nuno expecting tough Braga test

    Nuno Espirito Santo believes Wolves will be in a for a tough evening when they take on Braga in the Europa League on Thursday.

    Tom McGarry
  • Domenico Berardi has confirmed that he will look to leave Sassuolo in the summer 'if the right proposal arrives'.
    Serie A

    Sassuolo reveal Berardi demand and push for De Zerbi deal

    Managing director Giovanni Carnevali says Sassuolo refused many offers for red-hot Dominico Berardi this year and coach Roberto De Zerbi wants to renew.

    Simon Barlow