Another few minutes pass, and another update when it comes to the future of Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge.

The Norwegian midfielder looks all but sold at the moment. How the sale will pan out, remains to be seen. A number of clubs are thought to be keen, with Fulham and Newcastle getting the most mentions in terms of PL clubs.

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Reports over the weekend had suggested Fulham were the ones closer to getting a deal done.

However, according to Sky Sports journalist Keith Downie this morning, Newcastle have now firmly put themselves in the race to sign the big midfielder. Downie has taken to his Twitter account to confirm the news, suggesting the Mags have offered a loan deal with an obligation to buy Berge for £20m in the summer.

As it stands, selling Berge appears to be the only way out of the financial mess Sheffield United find themselves in.

United are under a transfer embargo at the moment and cannot sign players. Before authorising the Berge sale, Paul Heckingbottom will want assurances that new faces can be brought in.

However, as was shown yesterday at Wrexham, the decision on Berge could well be out of his hands.

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