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Newcastle allow Given to begin Man City talks

January 30, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Shay Given has finally got his wish and been granted permission by Newcastle Untied to open talks with Manchester City over a move to Eastlands.

It is believed that Given handed in a formal transfer request late on Thursday in order to secure a move before Monday's transfer deadline.

Although a fee has yet to be agreed for the Republic of Ireland international, earlier this week Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear revealed that the Magpies were disappointed with City's £5m offer, ...

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