Newcastle boss Hughton battling to sign Campbell

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton faces frustration in his bid for free agent Sol Campbell.

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton faces frustration in his bid for free agent Sol Campbell.

The News of the World says Hughton admits he wants the former England defender, who lives in the North East, and a deal could be done which is heavily slanted towards image- right bonuses.

Threatening the agreement, however, is that Campbell is seeking £40,000-a-week to sign with Toon.