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Garang Kuol: Is Newcastle United the right fit for Australian wonderkid?

Garang Kuol has never been in the starting XI for a senior football team.

Yet the Australian teen sensation, who only turned 18 this month, is set to join the world’s richest club Newcastle United.

In a huge vote of confidence in Kuol’s talent, the Premier League club are to set to poach the forward from A-League Men’s side Central Coast Mariners despite him only playing 216 minutes of senior football in his entire career.

This is a remarkable situation for the Goulburn Valley Suns product, who made his national team debut off the bench for the Socceroos against New Zealand in a friendly earlier this month.

Kuol dazzled for Australia, with a electrifying sprint helping earn the second goal, while he also breezed past defenders at will and nearly scored if it wasn’t for Kiwi keeper Oliver Sail.

At club level last season, Kuol scored four goals and an assist in nine substitute…

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