Fulham will make another attempt to sign Newcastle United’s Dwight Gayle during the January transfer window according to a report on Page 46 of the September 4th edition of The Mirror.
The Cottagers had been looking for a new striker during most of the summer and turned their eyes to Gayle during the last few days of the transfer window. He was a key reason why Newcastle got promoted back to the Premier League at the first attempt after scoring 23 goals for them last season but despite that great form, he hasn’t held onto his place now that they’ve been promoted and was dropped for their 3-0 win over West Ham United.
This led to Fulham reportedly making an offer worth a staggering £18m as they looked to get the goalscorer that would fire them to the Premier League. However despite their best attempts to make sure Gayle would be playing at Craven Cottage, the deal would not be done in time and now the former Crystal Palace man will be staying at St James Park until the January transfer window at least.
But even though Fulham missed out on signing Gayle this time out doesn’t mean they have given up on making him one of their own. The club are still interested in signing him and are planning to move again for the striker when the January transfer window opens. Of course many things can happen between September and January, including Fulham finding a star striker within their own ranks, but for now plans are for them to make another attempt to sign Gayle when they can.