Newcastle United told they must pay out £3m-plus to secure defender’s signature

first_img1 FC Copenhagen want Newcastle United to cough up £3.3million for defender Peter Ankersen.The Magpies will be back in the Premier League next season after securing promotion at the first time of asking by winning the Championship.The club are already looking at a number of transfer targets for the summer and Ankersen is high on their shortlist.The right-back has been in fine form for Copenhagen since making his loan move from Red Bull Salzburg permanent in the summer.Indeed, Galatasaray, Marseille, Newcastle and Valencia have all been tracking the Denmark international for a number of months.And now the chasing quartet, according to Calciomercato, have been informed Ankersen can leave for just over £3m.That amount is well within Newcastle’s reported £70m budget, but the price may well go up if all interested clubs submit formal offers. Peter Ankersen in action for FC Copenhagen last_img

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