Brentford is in discussions to sign a 32-year-old striker who Newcastle wanted in January, according to reports

Brentford is in discussions to sign a 32-year-old striker who Newcastle wanted in January, according ...

After Eddie Howe tried to bring him to Newcastle, Brentford have held discussions to sign Ben Mee.

Well, the Magpies hoped to stay in the Premier League in January, so they sought to sign experienced players who would make an immediate impact.

Mee ended up in Howes' sights, and it was even suggested that Newcastle would double the 32-year-olds' pay in an effort to lure him to Tyneside.

After Sean Dyche was sacked, the Englishman stayed loyal to Burnley and became Mike Jackson's assistant.

Despite the pair's inability to steer the Clarets away from the Championship, they were unable to defeat the Clarets.

After his contract at Turf Moor expired, Mee might make an immediate return to the Premier League.

Brentford has been in discussions with the experienced defender, although he has options as he considers the next stage of his career, according to the Telegraph.

The Telegraph claims that Mee will make a decision before the season begins.

Mee made 24 appearances in all competitions during his final season at Burnley, scoring three goals.

He made 376 appearances for the Clarets.

We are surprised Mee hasn't already found himself a new club from our perspective.

Through his career, the Sale-born defender has proven himself to be a reliable and respected player, with 217 Premier League appearances.

Mee does not let Burnley down, and we believe he would make a fantastic addition to Thomas Franks' squad.

Naturlich, he will have to contend with the likes of Kristoffer Ajer, Pontus Jansson, and Ethan Pinnock.

However, Mees' experience and leadership skills will surely prove invaluable in the dressing room, even if Frank doesnt find a place for him in the starting XI.

Keep an eye on Mees' situation, as he may join a new club in the near future.

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