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Newcastle look to offload defender in exchange for a striker – a wise move?

He’s half an inch taller than lankmeister Peter Crouch, and he’s a striker – Kevin Keegan’s favourite position – and he could be Keegan’s first major signing of the summer. It also gives KK the hilarious option of playing the comedy double act of pint-sized Michael Owen, and skyscraper Nikola Zigic…

NEWCASTLE have been offered the Serbian Peter Crouch in exchange for defender Jose Enrique.

Valencia want to take highly-rated full-back Enrique back to Spain and are using giant striker Nikola Zigic as bait. (Daily Star)

Zigic may well be a good player, but is this an advisable move? Newcastle don’t have the most robust defence to say the least, so to offload a defender in exchange for a striker (and King Kev has plenty of them) seems a little bizarre…

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