Newcastle eye a good Beye

Last updated at 23:30 02 July 2007

Sam Allardyce is

closing in on Marseille

defender Habib Beye

after the Newcastle

manager landed

Geremi from Chelsea

for £2million last night.

Cameroon's Geremi,

28, broke off from his

holiday in Africa to

complete his medical

and the move from

Stamford Bridge.

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Habib Beye

He is

expected to join up

with his new teammates

next week.

Allardyce takes his

squad to Austria for a

10-day training camp

today and has set his

sights on landing

Senegal stopper Beye.

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