UK time is: 06:54:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

League One striker interests Toon bosses

Newcastle United are interested in signing Leeds United striker Jermaine Beckford, it has emerged.

Chris Hughton was interested in signing the striker during the summer, but had to put off the purchase due to the club being on the market at the time, however, the Toon gaffer is now prepared to prize his man away from Leeds with a sizable bid come the January window - which opens in the next few days.

'Jermaine Beckford is one of a few players that will of course be of interest to us,' he told the Sunderland Echo.

'In the work that we've done over the last few weeks and months, there have been numerous names that have been thrown at us.

'There'll continue to be players that become available that we thought wouldn't be available. We have to look at all the options we have, but, certainly, Jermaine's a player that will come into those options.

'It's no secret that we want to replace what we've had, which is a centre-forward and a centre-half. The two players - Zurab (Khizanishvili) and Marlon (Harewood) - have gone back, and we have to make decisions on those two, and the options we have.

'At this moment, we're still making decisions, and weighing up the options we have, and nothing's been finalised yet.'

No fee has been mentioned, although it is widely thought that a 2 million bid could clinch the deal if the Magpies can agree a personal package with Beckford.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 29 2009

Time: 6:28PM

Your Comments

Go away you've not enough money
Tiny T
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Santon Injury Blow (Thursday August 21 2014)

de Jong Expected To Make Debut (Thursday August 21 2014)

Liam Sweeney Funeral Attended By Many (Thursday August 21 2014)

Funeral For Liam Later Today. (Thursday August 21 2014)

Ashley Continues To Sell The NUFC Soul (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Man City Double Swoop Unlikely (Tuesday August 19 2014)

NUFC Cracks Papered Over (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Toon Kids Play Out Draw (Monday August 18 2014)

Why Mike Ashley Wont Be Selling NUFC (Monday August 18 2014)

NUFC Player Ratings (Sunday August 17 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Toon_NoMatterWot 241
2. AMac 196
3. Rexn 172
4. OldLeazes 105
5. Wilco 100
6. nufc_carl88 76
7. billybobcat 71
8. officemonkey 63
9. vin1892 63
10. thecorner 54

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0
15. Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0
16. Q.P.R. 1 0 0 1 -1 0
17. Stoke 1 0 0 1 -1 0
18. West Ham 1 0 0 1 -1 0
19. Burnley 1 0 0 1 -2 0
20. Newcastle 1 0 0 1 -2 0

Breaking League News

Santon Injury Blow
Newcastle : 21/08/2014 23:18:00
de Jong Expected To Make Debut
Newcastle : 21/08/2014 23:11:00
Hull City : 21/08/2014 21:53:00
Hammers seek Belgian Defender
West Ham : 21/08/2014 18:40:00
What if we bought Pogba?
Chelsea : 21/08/2014 18:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 2%
Top 4 6%
Europa league places 31%
Mid table 51%
Relegated 10%