Date: 7th August 2008 at 4:04pm
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Just hours after the news filtered through about Luke Young’s shock move to Villa on the verge of going through, it seems that Southgate has already come up with a replacement.

Gareth Southgate is set to move for the 23-year-old who sat out most of last season at The Emirates due to Sagna and Eboue being preferred ahead of the former England U21.

Southgate will fund the move with the direct sale of Luke Young to Aston Villa, which is likely to go through in the next 24 hours.

It would be a good bit of business if Southgate can capture Justin Hoyte for less than £3million.

It will be sad to see Luke Young leave the Riverside but that is football. Let’s hope the Boro boss can get another right back Justin time before the Spurs game.

Do you think Justin Hoyte would be a good replacement? Or do we need someone with a bit more experience?

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