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Harewood set for Newcastle debut after sealing loan deal from Aston Villa

25 Sep 2009 00:37:44

Harewood set for Newcastle debut after sealing loan deal from Aston Villa

Marlon Harewood will make his Newcastle debut at Ipswich on Saturday after finally securing a three-month loan from Aston Villa. Caretaker boss Chris Hughton has chased the former West Ham striker for more than a month after missing out on several potential replacements for the injured Shola Ameobi. Hughton said: 'The important thing for us was to bring in what we felt was a different type player. 'Marlon's strength is that he's a strong, powerfully built lad and of course he's got pace. It's a great challenge and opportunity for him. He's been at some very big clubs, he's at a good age, he's a player of experience and the timing's right for us and hopefully for him.'


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