Coloccini Deal Confirmed!

Last updated : 07 August 2008 By Footy Mad - Editor
A statement has confirmed the two clubs reached a verbal agreement last week and that has now been followed up with a formal written offer.

Depor claim the fee could rise to around £10.3million.

Deportivo: "Real Club Deportivo and Newcastle have agreed the transfer of Fabricio Coloccini to the English club. The clubs had reached a verbal agreement last week which was today confirmed in writing."

Speaking the Spain, Coloccini said: "I went into train with the Deportivo players who were left behind to keep up my fitness and pace.

"There are still things to be discussed with Newcastle, but hopefully I will be there soon for a medical and I will be able to sign for them."