This morning we covered the latest claims on Aleksandar Mitrovic supposedly at last due to be signing for Newcastle United.
The Belgian media reporting that a ‘Monster’ contract (see details below) had been offered to the striker that blew any opposition bids out of the water.
However, following a tip-off from Mag reader @immaToon we discovered that the Serbian striker’s transfer is even more advanced than first thought…
If you googled Aleksandar Mitrovic this Saturday morning then this is what you get:
If only a Newcastle United signing was as straightforward as putting mischief on the internet…
Contract terms offered to Mitrovic according to the Belgian media:
Mitrovic would receive 2.4m euros (£1.7m basic pay – £33,000 a week)
Elsewhere in the Belgian media, it is also reported that there will be big performance related bonuses to clinch the deal on top of his basic wage.
Mitrovic will be paid 23,500 euros (£16,000) for each Newcastle win and 11,700 euros (£8,000) for each draw.
Based on last season’s Premier League results (10 wins, 9 draws), that would have seen Mitrovic receive approximately an extra £232,000, adding on average £5,000 to his weekly pay.
***The (very) latest sees HTL in Belgium stating that Mitrovic has said his goodbyes at Anderlecht and is now on his way to Newcastle to complete a medical – as ever, we will believe it when we actually see him in the flesh.