Newcastle hope to beat Villa, Everton for Gouffran

Newcastle United are facing competition for Bordeaux striker Yoann Gouffran.

Newcastle United are facing competition for Bordeaux striker Yoann Gouffran.

The Daily Mail says Toon chief scout Graham Carr recommended Gouffran as a cheaper alternative to Loic Remy, who joined Queens Park Rangers.

Newcastle are hoping to seal a deal quickly amid fears Aston Villa and Everton are also interested.

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