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Man Utd Loans Rossi to Newcastle
The Independent, August 31st, 2006 2:39PM

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In a surprise move, Newcastle United found a fourth striker on the final day of the transfer season as Guiseppe Rossi, Manchester United's promising young striker, secured a year-long loan deal with the Tyneside club. Despite the addition of the American-born player, who grew up playing in new Jersey, Newcastle Manager Glenn Roeder also lodged in a late, half-hearted bid for Middlesbrough striker Mark Viduka. That bid was later rejected, but it looks as though Roeder still wants to secure one more forward before the transfer window closes tonoight at 7 PM EST. Man Utd's decision to let Rossi go means that, barring any late transfer movement, Sir Alex Ferguson will have to settle for the four strikers at his disposal: Wayne Rooney, Luis Saha, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Alan Smith. In fact, it looks as though the $34 million signing of Michael Carrick is to be Manchester United's only acquisition of the summer, after Argentine targets Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano secured moved to West Ham United instead. Owen Hargreaves will not be allowed to leave Bayern Munich, while Marcos Senna was taken off the block by Villarreal. Rossi's loan spell with Newcastle is surprising given United's inability to replace striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy, who left for Real Madrid In July. Because of this, perhaps, United has reserved the right to recall the striker at any time. Read the original story...


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