Rosenborg aware of Newcastle interest for Skjelbred

Rosenborg are aware of Newcastle United's interest in midfielder Per Ciljan Skjelbred.

A source close to the Norwegian club told the Evening Chronicle: "I have been informed that Newcastle appeared very interested and that they have been watching him since mid-May.

"Tottenham, Rennes, Portsmouth and Fulham have also been scouting him, although there has been no approach yet.

"This has also been reported several times in the Norwegian media, and Ciljan Skjelbred is quoted as saying he has been a fan of Newcastle United since he was a child."

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