Sol desperate to join Toon Army

SOL CAMPBELL is ready to take a huge wage cut to join relegated Newcastle (Daily Star). The former England international is a free agent after his Portsmouth contract expired but is looking to settle in the North East following his engagement to Fiona Barrett, granddaughter of a wealthy Tyneside property tycoon.

SOL CAMPBELL is ready to take a huge wage cut to join relegated Newcastle (Daily Star).

The former England international is a free agent after his Portsmouth contract expired but is looking to settle in the North East following his engagement to Fiona Barrett, granddaughter of a wealthy Tyneside property tycoon.

Campbell, who has bought a new home in rural Northumberland, watched managerless Newcastle

beat Reading 3-0 on Saturday and admits he is keen to finish his career at St James's Park.

He said: “I would love to sign for Newcastle if it's possible but we'll have to wait and see.''

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