Carr excited by Magpies move

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Newcastle United target Stephen Carr has admitted he is excited at the prospect of moving to St James' Park.

Carr is on the verge of a move to Newcastle after The Magpies agreed an undisclosed fee with Tottenham for the Republic of Ireland international.

The right back has travelled to Tyneside for a medical and could tie up a move in the next 48 hours.

Carr is excited at joining Newcastle, but is waiting until the move is totally finalised before elaborating on the subject.

"I am very excited about joining Newcastle, but I have got a medical and, hopefully, it will go well and I will get through it," Carr told Sky Sports News.

"I would rather not talk about it as I have to prepare for a medical.

"I am very excited and hopefully it all goes through."

Carr could be in line to make his debut this weekend at Middlesbrough if he agrees personal terms and passes his medical.

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