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Pieters close to joining Magpies

August 25, 2011
By ESPN staff
PSV Eindhoven defender Erik Pieters is on the brink of completing a move to Newcastle United, according to his agent.

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Netherlands international Pieters, 23, is the man Alan Pardew has earmarked to fill the left-back position following the departure of Jose Enrique to Liverpool, and he is expected to cost in the region of £6.5 million.

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