With Gael Clichy reportedly on his way to Manchester City, the future of Wayne Bridge has called into doubt.
The former Chelsea defender was frozen out at City following the arrival of Alexander Kolarov last season and spent time on loan at West Ham.
However he had now returned to Manchester and is weighting up his options with Newcastle keeping an eye on developments.
According to the Sunday Daily Star Alan Pardew is interested in signing the 30 year old especially with the future of Jose Enrique to be resolved.
One factor that could go against Bridge is his age with the Newcastle board is not keen on bringing such a high earner at the wrong end of his career.
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