The Sun is reporting today that since almost everybody in football knows that Newcastle are trying to sign a top striker this month, agents are only too willing to oblige and have offered 26 year-old Corinthians star striker Alexandre Pato.
Fans will remember the Brazilian played at AC Milan from 2007 until 2012.
Corinthians star striker Alexandre Pato
Another striker who has been offered to the Tyneside club is Miler Bolanos who plays for Emelec in Ecuador.
Of those two players Alexandre Pato seems to be the most interesting, but it´s difficult to know how he would do in England, since he’s now been back in Brazil since 2013 playing his football.
He looked an up-and-coming very good striker when he was younger playing in Italy and has played 27 times for Brazil with 10 goals.
There was also news last month that Barcelona were interested in signing the player for around £10M, but the Spanish giants have been linked with many players this mointh..
Pato has been at the Sao Paulo based Corinthians sine 2013 and spent last season on loan at Sao Paulo.
The Times recently reported Pato was keen to play in the Premier League (who isn´t these days with all that money) and that his agents were trying to persuade Premier League Champions Chelsea to sign him.
And Bolanos has been at Emelec since 2013 and would be a bigger risk – especially with Newcastle still in a precarious position in the Premier League – although we did have a great 2-1 win yesterday against West Ham.
Newcastle get lots of offers from agents in every transfer window, as they try to make a buck by completing a deal for their clients, but very few of the players are what Newcastle want or need.
However, Pato looks an interesting possibility – he played 150 times for AC Milan with 63 goals.
What do you think?