Premier League fans outraged by Newcastle and Nottingham Forest’s Anderson deal

Premier League fans outraged by Newcastle and Nottingham Forest’s Anderson deal

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Premier League supporters have voiced their displeasure upon learning that Elliot Anderson is set to join Nottingham Forest from Newcastle.

The Magpies have been trying to secure a deal for some of their homegrown talent in order to abide by PSR. If they did not make a certain net profit by July 1 the club would be dealt a possible points deduction.

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To avoid such a sanction, Newcastle sold some of their home-grown talent, with Yankuba Minteh heading to Brighton for £33m – while, today a deal was sealed between Forest and the club for 21-year-old Anderson, who heading for a medical at the City Ground over a proposed £35m deal.

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But fans are not happy with the deal, saying that it is a ‘loophole’ to avoid PSR and the price appears too inflamed – some have even called the deal ‘dodgy’.

FootballTransfers’ Estimated Transfer Value algorithm (ETV) ranks Anderson at €8.6m, which makes the offer hugely above market value.

Furthermore, Forest goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos appears to be heading the other way, to St James’ Park.

Premier League fans rage over Anderson deal

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