KEEGAN TO SIGN BATTY FOR pounds 4m!DAVID BATTY David Batty (born December 2, 1968 in Leeds, England) is a retired professional football (soccer) player who played in a defensive midfield position. He is most famous for playing for Leeds United A.F.C., as well as being capped for the England national football team. will end his Ewood Park Ewood Park is a football stadium in Blackburn, Lancashire and the home of Blackburn Rovers football club. The stadium, which opened in 1890, is an all seater facility which holds 31,367 people and has a pitch size of 115 x 76 yards. nightmare by joining Newcastle today.
The former England midfielder is due at St James's Park
St James's Park this morning for a medical and will then finally complete a pounds 4million move.
And that will at last break a deadlock that has dragged on for over a month and left Batty's career in limbo.
He was expected to play for Blackburn's reserves against Leeds at Halifax last night. Batty failed to show up, even though his name was on the team sheet.
Mirror Sport can reveal that was because he was put on stand-by for a trip north to meet Kevin Keegan Joseph Kevin Keegan, OBE (born February 14, 1951 in Armthorpe, Doncaster, England) is a former English football manager and is regarded as one of the all-time greatest British football players. .
The Newcastle boss earmarked Batty as the anchor man he wants to patrol in front of his