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Boro At It Again?

According to the Evening Chronicle, the Toon face competition from North-East rivals Middlesbrough for Steed Malbranque's signature.

Glenn Roeder has targeted the 26-year-old Frenchman, who has only a year left on his contract at Fulham, and it is thought a figure of around 3.5m will seal the deal.

New Boro manager Gareth Southgate, who is on World Cup duty with a TV company, has already seen off Newcastle and secured a verbal agreement with Germany defender Robert Huth. Roeder has played it down saying he was never in the hunt for the defender, but rumours from Stamford Bridge say different.




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Date:Wednesday June 21 2006

Time: 2:50PM

Your Comments

he would be stupid to choose Middlesbrough over newcastle, ure far bigger and have more money
green giant 12
That doesn't mean a thing green giant. Newcastle are an unstable club forever changing their manager, I wouldn't go there if I was him!
Trig the yid
You may be correct there trig, but middlesbrough are going into a big season with a great player as a new & unproven manager.
FEn_100
 

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