Newcastle, Man City step in for Barcelona's Gudjohnsen

Newcastle United and Manchester City are set to battle for Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen.

The Iceland international has already rejected a move to West Ham United after the Londoners had a bid for him accepted by Barca.

The Independent says City and Newcastle are now stepping in for Gudjohnsen, who can leave the Nou Camp for £8 million.

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