The transfer deadline window has closed for the rest of the season so the media needs to fill precious column inches so it was only a matter of time before Charlie Austin would be linked to a bigger club.
Step forward Newcastle United – Sky Sports have reported that Toon assistant manager and Swindon Town legend Colin Calderwood went on a scouting mission to Hartlepool to see Town’s find of the season in the action.
Sky Sports added Premiership sides Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham to the list of interested parties.
Charlie Austin signed a 2 and a half year contract extension earlier in the year.
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