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Newcastle fullback Simpson welcomes Santon competition

Newcastle United defender Danny Simpson has no problem with the signing of former Inter Milan fullback Davide Santon.

Simpson insists he welcomes the competition.

He told the Evening Chronicle: "I have been brought up with competition.

"At Manchester United we had me, Wes Brown, John O'Shea and Gary Neville all battling for the right-back spot.

"I'm used to it!

"It's good to bring players in and we have a good team bond. If people get changed or moved, it's a team game, we all stick together.

"I can't see that affecting anything."

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