Newcastle, Liverpool go for Reading defender Pearce

Reading defender Alex Pearce is being linked with Newcastle United. Pearce comes off contract this month and is also interesting Liverpool.

Reading defender Alex Pearce is being linked with Newcastle United.

Pearce comes off contract this month and is also interesting Liverpool.

The Evening Chronicle says the 6ft 2in defender would also bring much-needed experience of English football – albeit largely in the lower divisions – to a squad light on it.

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