Newcastle face fight for striker

Lille could scupper Toon Erding deal

June 20, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Newcastle United may face competition in the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Mevlut Erding after Lille chief Frederic Paquet hinted he is considering making a bid for the Turkey international.

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The Magpies, who snapped up Rennes star Sylvain Marveaux on a free transfer over the weekend, have been closing in on Erding but now the France-born forward could have the option to remain in Ligue ...

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