Is Anyone (Other Than Us) Sick Of Getting Spurs Rejects?
We have an owner (Mike Ashley) who is a Spurs fan; a manager (Joe Kinnear); and two coaches (Chris Hughton, Colin Calderwood) who used to play for them ... and all January we were linked with their bloody players!
Why doesn't Ashley bugger off back to White Hart Lane?
West Ham were last season dubbed "Little Newcastle" for taking all our junk, but we have an unhealthy feeling Spurs have lumbered us with theirs!
The Gazette understands that United tried to sign the England Under-21 international on loan during the New Year transfer window.
But, after Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp rejected Newcastle's approach, the Magpies will consider making a close-season bid for the 22-year-old - if they stay up.
Assistant manager Chris Hughton worked with Huddlestone at Spurs during Martin Jol's managerial reign at White Hart Lane, and remains a firm admirer of the midfielder.