My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Leeds boss Grayson would love to sign Newcastle midfielder Smith

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson would love to bring Newcastle United midfielder Alan Smith back to Elland Road.

However, Grayson says he's yet to ask Newcastle about Smith's availability.

"He's a good player and forget any affinity he has with the club in the past," Grayson said. "If you get a player of Alan Smith's ability then obviously you would have to be interested. We are in the market to make us better.

"We've been linked with many players. Smith, Woodgate, Kaka, Messi! Smith is a good player, Woodgate is a good player and we want good players at this club.

"They have fantastic footballing ability, experience and know-how.

"No one knows if Alan Smith is available. Alan Pardew is the only one. I have not asked that question.

"Whether I intend to, we will have to wait and see where we go with it."

 It's all kicking off again! Click here for the No1 coverage of Newcastle United's winter market transfer news.

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?