Man City’s Â£5M-rated captain Richard Dunne is reportedly wanted by Newcastle United.
Richard Dunne – could Keegan entice him to Newcastle?
We had thought earlier in the season that Dunne may be a good acquisition for Newcastle since heâ€™s been playing really well over the last three seasons at Manchester
The defender’s contract talks on hold at Eastlands and weâ€™re not sure if thereâ€™s a problem there or whether the contract will simply be sorted out in the summer.
But Dunne is a proven Premiership player and could fit right into Newcastle central defensive position and give us some stability.
Dunne is a key player under new City manager Sven Goran Eriksson and the Swede wants to get his first Premier League season behind him before dealing with player negotiations.
Eriksson told the Manchester City web site today:
“He has a contract for one more year so it is not a pressing problem. We don’t want to lose him and I am quite sure he wants to stay here”
Keegan knows all about the Republic of Ireland star Dunne since he managed Dunne while at City. At that time Dunne was not the dedicated professional he has become but Kevin put him on the right track.
Newcastle’s defense has again been a problem this season and Keeganâ€™s first priority in the summer is to improve the defense with the acquisition of a left back and a center-back.
What do you think?
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