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Departures Lounge: Newcastle in for Long and McGeady

Two Irish players could be on their way to the Magpies this month.

imageShane Long to Tyneside? Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Will it happen?

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Magpies chasing Irish pair: According to reports, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is weighing bids for Shane Long and Aiden McGeady. Spartak Moscow winger McGeady will be allowed leave this month while Long’s future at West Brom remains unclear.

Hammers bring in Johnson: West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has signed defender Roger Johnson from Wolves on loan until the end of the season in a bid to shore up his backline.

Will it happen?

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Several clubs after Guidetti: Manchester City striker John Guidetti is a target for a number of clubs around Europe, with Aston Villa, Inter Milan and Fiorentina hoping for a loan deal for the 21-year-old.

Celtic want Fletcher: Scottish striker Steven Fletcher is on Celtic boss Neil Lennon’s wishlist but Black Cats manager Gus Poyet isn’t willing to let one of the few goalscorers in this squad leave as they’re in the middle of a relegation fight.

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United to miss out on Coentrao: David Moyes has been given money to spend this month and is interested in signing Portuguese wideman Fabio Coentrao from Real Madrid. Unfortunately, Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed the possibility of a deal between the clubs.

Liverpool won’t get Bertrand: Chelsea have reportedly decided against allowing Ryan Bertrand go on loan to Liverpool because of the lack of football Victor Moses has been given since joining the Reds for the season.

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