By David Woods

16th Aug, 2019 | 7:35am

Exclusive: Newcastle United striker agrees deal to join new club for 19/20

EXCLUSIVE By Pete O’Rourke

Newcastle United striker Elias Sorensen has agreed a deal to join Carlisle on loan, Football Insider understands.

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is happy to loan out the highly-rated Sorensen as he is well down the pecking order at St James’ Park.

A number of Football League clubs have made enquiries for Sorensen, but a Newcastle source has told Football Insider that League Two Carlisle have moved quickly to agree a deal with the club for the Denmark Under-21 international.

Sorensen has yet to make his first-team debut for Newcastle, but has been a prolific scorer in the club’s Under-23s side.

The 19-year-old had a spell on loan at Blackpool last season, but he made just one appearance for Blackpool and was recalled by Newcastle after just two months following his lack of games.

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Talking to the Chronicle yesterday, Sorensen had said he’d prefer to stay and fight for his place in the Newcastle side.

However, he also said, “If he [Bruce] wants me to go out on loan I’ll do that.”

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