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So Who Is This Defender That Pardew Is After?
It is common knowledge that Newcastle are after a central defender in the January transfer window ... but who?
On newspaper reports today that Aston Villa’s James Collins has emerged at the top of the list.
However ... Mackem boss Martin O’Neill – who signed Collins for Villa – has also been linked with a move for the Wales international.
Collins has 18 months left on his Villa Park deal, and could cost as much as £5m.
Pardew has been given the green light to sign a defender after losing Steven Taylor for the rest of the season to an Achilles injury.
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