Hagi: I almost joined Keegan's Newcastle
Romanian legend Gheorge Hagi has revealed he could've been one of Kevin Keegan's Entertainers at Newcastle United.
Former Real Madrid star Hagi never played in England, though clubs tried to sign him.
"Newcastle and Tottenham made offers for me," Hagi told the Manchester Evening News. "Kevin Keegan spoke to me, but we couldn't reach a deal. I did play against many English clubs and also for Romania against England and can't remember losing for my club or country. We beat England in France '98 and Euro 2000."