Newcastle United have made a final bid for Watford defender Adrian Mariappa.

Magpies boss Alan Pardew has confirmed that the most recent offer for the 25-year old centre-back will be the last one and if the Hornets turn this down then Newcastle will drop their pursuit.

"We have made our last bid now and it's a final bid so if he doesn't come today then he probably won't come to this football club because in the summer we will probably look elsewhere," said Pardew.

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