The player’s agent was spotted in Newcastle last week which further confirms that the deal is set to be completed.
Mitrovic netted 20 goals in 37 appearances in the Belgian Pro League last term.
Mitrovic also played a great part in last season’s Champions League campaign as he scored against top sides including Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was also keeping tabs on the Serbian forward, however the interest from the Portuguese boss took a step back after the completion of Radamel Falcao loan deal from Monaco.
The Serbian international netted 30 goals in 78 games for Anderlecht since his move from Partizan Belgrade for a club record fee of €5 million in 2013 summer. This would be the second summer signing for the Magpies, first was midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum from Dutch side PSV Eindhoven. Read Full Story