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Frustrated Smith pondering Toon exit

January 6, 2012
By ESPN staff
Alan Smith has expressed an interest in joining Neil Warnock's Queens Park Rangers, suggesting his chances of first-team football at Newcastle are limited on account of outside forces influencing manager Alan Pardew.

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Smith is in the final year of his contract, earning a reported £60,000 a week, but has not started in over 12 months despite claiming he has "never felt fitter".
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