Newcastle must battle Swansea, Bolton for Mariappa

Newcastle United face missing out on Watford defender Adrian Mariappa.

Newcastle United face missing out on Watford defender Adrian Mariappa.

The Daily Mail says Watford rejected an initial £2million offer earlier this week and may be willing to do business at £4m but that could be beyond Newcastle's budget.

The talented 25-year-old is also a target for Swansea City and Bolton Wanderers.

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