John Carver: “Mitrovic Is The Nearest Thing We’ve Had To Alan Shearer Since Alan Shearer”

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Former Newcastle United head coach John Carver thinks new £13 million signing Aleksandar Mitrovic is stylistically the closest striker The Magpies have had to Alan Shearer since the club’s record goal scorer retired nine years ago.

Speaking on Sky SportsGoals On Sunday, the former United gaffer was full of praise for the former Anderlecht man but did see some disciplinary problems in his future.

Carver said: “He’s an old-fashioned centre-forward...

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