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Andre-Pierre Gignac to Newcastle?

May 8th, 2010 | 129 Comments |

Gignac: A surprise transfer target?
Gignac: A surprise transfer target?
Interesting transfer developments have been reported from France regarding Toulouse striker Andre-Pierre Gignac and a link with a transfer to Newcastle United.

Newcastle United sent representatives to the Toulouse v Bordeaux match and it’s thought that they were there to run the rule over the French striker. There is immediate competiton from Marseille and Valencia for the player who looks set to leave Toulouse in the summer so we will have to hope that the lure of St James’ Park, Newcastle United and Premier League football could count in our favour. The transfer fee could be the stumbling block as the French side would be looking for fee in the region of £7.5 – £10 million, so you have to admit it looks unlikely we will sign him. However, we can only hope and at least it shows some intention on our part that we may not actually be scraping the bottom of the bargain bin this summer. (more…)