Date: 3rd August 2006 at 11:49am
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Reports linking Newcastle United with Real Madrid defender Jonathan Woodgate are well wide of the mark.

The player has had major injury problems since he left Tyneside for Spain, and Toon boss Glenn Roeder will not be joining Bolton Wanderers in trying to negotiate a deal.

Toon chairman Freddy Shepherd has said he would welcome the ex-Leeds defender back to St James’ Park, but only on a loan deal.

Madrid are only willing to talk about a deal if the money is put on the table.