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Birmingham, Newcastle battle for Reading striker Long

Birmingham City are battling Newcastle United for Reading striker Shane Long.

The News of the World says the two Premier League clubs are prepared to pay £3 million for the Ireland striker, who has two years left on his Reading contract.

But Birmingham are prepared to offer him £5,000-a-week more than Newcastle in wages.

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