Watford defender Adrian Mariappa priority Newcastle target

Watford defender Adrian Mariappa is in the sights of Newcastle United.

Watford defender Adrian Mariappa is in the sights of Newcastle United.

The Sunday Sun says 25-year-old Watford defender Mariappa is a priority target – with United primed to pay £3million for him.

Alan Pardew did not want to break up the Fabricio Coloccini-Mike Williamson axis, but sees Mariappa as having the pace and strength to challenge the first team.

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