News in talkSPORT that Newcastle are interested in 23 year-old Marseilles defender Nicolas N’Koulou.
Nicolas N’Koulou – Newcastle linked with Marseilles defender
But with Newcastle getting some bargains in France over the last few years, it’s hardly surprising that other clubs are also interested in Nicholas, and Arsenal are credited with being keen on the 36 times capped Cameroon International, and even Manchester City are linked with the player.
The 6′ defender signed on at Monaco in early 2008, and he stayed at the French club for three and a half years, and then signed in June of 2011, on a four year contract at Marseilles.
His top form this season has helped Marseilles reach second place in the French League table with 54 points, and they are seven points behind leaders Paris Saint Germaine.
The player has attracted a number of Premier League clubs, and it seems like Newcastle Chief Scout Graham Carr has been watching the player this season.
We should expect Newcastle to be linked with a number of defenders this summer, as we are likely to lose both Fabricio Coloccini and Mike Williamson in the summer.
The fee that Marseilles are said to want for their 23 year-old defender is only £6M, so that would seem a good deal if Newcastle can get the payer to Tyneside for that amount.
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