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Toon face new challenges, says Pardew

June 27, 2012
By ESPN staff
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says the Magpies will face "different challenges" next season after they finished fifth last time to book a return to European competition.

Manager of the Year Pardew said the team faced a tough battle to replicate those successes, but stressed that he was determined to keep hold of key players such as Hatem Ben Arfa and Demba Ba.

The 50-year-old is also looking to strengthen his squad, and has been linked with moves for FC Twente striker Luuk de ...

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