Newcastle Offer For Pierre-Michel Lasogga Confirmed
With Newcastle United desperate for a striker, there is positive news over in Germany surrounding Pierre-Michel Lasogga.
The 22 year old German striker has been regularly linked with a move to St.James’ Park and with his profile there may be a chance of attracting him to Tyneside.
The chances of this happening have been given a shot in the arm with Hertha Berlin’s General Manager confirming in the German press that the player is currently consider three choices, with Newcastle being one of them.
General Manager Michael Preetz said after meeting Lasogga’s mother and agent , who are one in the same;
“There will be a decision next week and it is only about three clubs; Hertha, Hamburg or Newcastle.”
The striker has scored 21 goals in 52 Bundesliga appearances, which included 13 in 20 games when on loan at Hamburg last season, goals which effectively kept his loan club up, Kevin Keegan’s old club surviving by only one point.
The forward has recently returned from holiday and in the coming days will decide his future, and we’ll soon find out whether Newcastle have simply been thrown into the mix by the player and his mother to get a better contract at Hertha Berlin.
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