Newcastle, Blackburn ‘keen’ on Davids


This is confirmed by the London newspaper, Daily Mail, today.

After training with Blackburn Rovers for a week Davids joined up with Newcastle United for a few days as well. caught up with Davids, who currently plies his trade at Djurgardens in Sweden on his way to a training session with Newcastle.

“Things went very well at Blackburn and Mark Hughes has already asked me to return for a few days,” he says.

“I will now be at Newcastle for a few days and hopefully I can make a good impression here as well. I feel that at this stage of my career I would like to move to a bigger club and Djurgardens know this.

“I have their full backing although they would like to keep me for at least another season,” he adds.

Davids has been playing at right-back for Djurgardens of late and played in this position at Blackburn as well.

“At Newcastle they want to have a look at me at right-back and at right-midfield,” he says.

Davids has come on in leaps and bounds in his new position and his versatility could be a major asset to Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira at the African Nations Cup in Ghana next month.