Alan Pardew wants to bring Lille striker to St. James’ Park.
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Lille striker Gervinho has emerged as the preferred choice of Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew to fill the number nine shoes of Andy Carroll.
Pardew sees the Ivory Coast hitman as the ideal choice and will lauch a £10 million bid in the Summer.
The 23-year-old scored 13 goals in his first season in Ligue One and has attracted interest from Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Napoli.
Gervinho, who plays out wide as well as through the middle, has 18 months left on his current deal.
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