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Toon French influx 'following Arsenal'

January 30, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
The man behind Newcastle United's French invasion has admitted the north-east club hope to emulate Arsenal's past success with players from the opposite side of the Channel.

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As the club's chief scout since 2010, Graham Carr has engineered the arrival of 11 players from Ligue 1, including five in the current transfer window alone.

Four of them played a part in Newcastle's 2-1 victory at Aston Villa on Monday, and although the ...

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