Yesterday Peter Crouch was being linked with a £9m move to Newcastle, today it’s the turn of Jermain Defoe.
Apparently Newcastle are put off by the £9m price of 30-year-old Crouch and have turned their attention to his Tottenham team-mate should a bid for PSV striker Mevlut Erdinc fail.
According to The Sun, Newcastle are prepared to pay £10m for Defoe and are desperate to bring in a new striker after selling Andy Carroll to Liverpool last season.
Pardew said: “I’m not going to use the word ‘promise’, it is a dangerous word. However, I am confident we will get a striker in.
“Plenty of fans have come out to see us and mentioned on more than one occasion to me, ‘Where’s the striker?’ It is not something that is far from my mind.”
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