Carr set for Toon switch
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Newcastle United have agreed a fee with Tottenham Hotspur for Stephen Carr.Newcastle United have agreed a fee with Tottenham Hotspur for their Irish full back Stephen Carr.
A figure of around £2 million is understood to have been concurred upon, and the Republic of Ireland star is now in talks with Newcastle and should seal a deal in the next 48 hours.
The Magpies have been looking for a new right back all summer and they have now struck a deal for Carr.
Newcastle had made moves for Mario Melchiot, Danny Mills, Hatem Trabelsi and Miguel over the course of the summer.
However, Sir Bobby Robson has now moved to land Carr, 27, less than a week before The Premiership kicks-off.
Dubliner Carr, a product of the White Hart Lane youth system, has played over 200 games for Spurs - but he is in the final year of his contract and looked highly unlikely to agree a fresh deal.
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