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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