The 31-year-old striker met club officials for discussions before undergoing the necessary checks with the Magpies hopeful of clinching his signature within hours.
Viduka has rejected the offer of an extended contract at Middlesbrough and is now expected to take up the challenge of leading the line at St James´ Park, perhaps alongside record signing Michael Owen.
© Copyright PA Sport Ltd 2007, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms