Select a Team

Magpies set for Nolan swoop

Trotters agree fee with Newcastle for midfielder

Last Updated: 29/01/09 6:39pm

  • Share:
Nolan: Wanted man

Nolan: Wanted man

Sky Bet

Sky Sports News sources understand that Newcastle have agreed a fee with Bolton for Kevin Nolan.

Magpies boss Joe Kinnear has spent the majority of the January transfer window frantically searching for fresh faces, and may have found one.

The St James' Park coach has seen his squad decimated by injuries this term, with Michael Owen and Joey Barton joining the ever-growing casualty list on Wednesday.

Nolan, though, would provide experienced cover in the middle of the park, helping to soften the Barton blow.

The 26-year-old has spent his entire career to date at Bolton, breaking into the Trotters' first team fold a decade ago.

He has earned international honours with England's U21s in the past, while he has often been mentioned in connection with a step up into the senior squad.

Newcastle and Bolton have yet to confirm that an agreement has been reached for the combative midfielder, but Sky Sports News sources claim a deal is imminent.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Man City-Spurs talking points

Man City-Spurs talking points

Leroy Sane, Toby Alderweireld and Gabriel Jesus feature in our talking points from the 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium.

Rooney feat underrated

Rooney feat underrated

Wayne Rooney's record-breaking feats felt inevitable but they should not be downplayed.

Pundits on Rooney's best goal

Pundits on Rooney's best goal

After Wayne Rooney broke Manchester United's all-time goalscoring record, we asked Sky Sports pundits to pick their favourite strike.