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Molde forward Jo Inge Berget says he is in the dark over reported interest from Newcastle

Jo Inge Berget: Has been linked with a January move to Newcastle

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Molde forward Jo Inge Berget says he is unaware of any interest from Newcastle United but his agent has revealed he has been in touch with the club.

Speculation has surfaced that Norway international Berget, who joined his native club from Udinese in summer 2011, is on the Magpies' transfer wishlist for January.

The 22-year-old says he is in the dark over the interest, telling Romerikes Blad: "I don't know any more than what is written on the internet."

However his agent, Jim Solbakken, says he has had contact with Newcastle - though refused to reveal whether Berget had been discussed.

He said: "I have been in touch with Newcastle for many reasons, (including) regarding forwards. But I don't want to tell if we have discussed Jo Inge."