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Magpies target Nigel Quashie

Newcastle United boss Joe Kinnear is keen to snap up West ham midfielder Nigel Quashie on a £500,000 deal, reports The Daily Mirror. Quashie is the latest among a host of bargain-buys that cash-strapped Newcastle are currently looking at.

Magpies owner Mike Ashley is yet to open up his cheque-book for signings this term, and Joe Kinnear has been instructed to secure loan moves, and free-transfers when possible.

With the central midfield position a priority for Kinnear, Scotsman Quashie may be considered due to his vast experience and tough demeanour.

28-year-old Dane Peter Løvenkrands is already on Tyneside for a trial, as he looks to earn himself a contract with his performances in training.

Toon midfielder Geremi may be sacrificed for Quashie's arrival, with Kinnear looking to sell the Cameroon-International to raise finances for purchases. Besiktas has been liked with a move for the ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea man.




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Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 13 2009

Time: 6:00AM

Your Comments

What? Why on Earth would Joe want to sign Quashie of all people?
RussianHammer
To add numbers to his thinning squad.
Mehzeb
LOL ..play up pompey- we call him the relegator, and any one who shoots high and wide are met with the cahnt "Quaaaaahzie ..quashie"
plymouth graham
Jesus wept. Would be the most bizarre NUFC signing since Fumaca.
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