Newcastle desperate to find loan club for veteran Smith

Newcastle United are desperate to unload £60,000-a-week midfielder Alan Smith, 31, before the Football League loan window closes next month.

Newcastle United are desperate to unload £60,000-a-week midfielder Alan Smith, 31, before the Football League loan window closes next month.

Smith has only played four minutes of first-team football this season.

His old Toon boss Sam Allardyce could take him to West Ham United, while former club Leeds United and Doncaster Rovers are also keen.

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