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Defender deal close

2009-08-06 12:45:28, Views: 5, Clubcall

Defender deal close

Villa are close to tying up a £2.5m move for Newcastle's Habib Beye but Sebastien Bassong is set to join Spurs instead.

Newcastle look set to accept the bid for Beye, which includes add-ons which could net them closer to £4m down the line, as they continue to offload players before Saturday's Championship opener against West Brom.

But Bassong is heading to Tottenham after they blew all other bidders away with an incredible £8m offer for a player who was picked up by Kevin Keegan for peanuts a year ago.

Hull are also interested in Beye but the Senegal international favours a switch to Villa Park and the 31-year-old could be in the line-up when Martin O'Neill's side take on Fiorentina in Saturday's friendly match.



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