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Beye on his way to Hull (and back)?.

August 6th, 2009 | 7 Comments |

Does the glamour of Hull await for Beye?
Does the glamour of Hull await for Beye?
Hot on the heels of Sebastien Bassong’s Tottenham move comes news that highly regarded Newcastle United right-back, Habib Beye is on the verge of a move to the Hull City Tigers.

City chairman, Paul Duffen, has confirmed that an offer has been accepted by United, after a previous £2 million bid failed to hit the mark with Toon owner, Mike Ashley. The sum is thought to be much closer to the £4 million mooted by the hierarchy at Saint James’s Park. It has also been reported that Beye has also been a target of Aston Villa’s Martin O’Neill.

However, although it sounds like a bid has been accepted, it is by no means certain that beye and Hull will reach agreement on personal terms, especially over salary. Beye is currently receiving around £30,000 per week on Tyneside. (more…)