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This transfer saga just gets ever worse, now supposedly it is an £18m price tag on this Newcastle United ‘target’.
A last minute £6m offer for Garry Rodrigues was said to have been turned down in August, now reported Newcastle preparing bigger January bid
It turns out apparently size does matter, Vurnon Anita reported to have been knocked back once manager knew how small he was.
Sticking point on Cheick Tiote transfer is now claimed to be ‘contractual issues’ and not a failed medical.
Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote set to be United’s 16th departure, pictured here at Instanbul Airport.
Cheick Tiote is set to sign for Galatasaray, currently on a plane to Istanbul according to Turkish media.
Steve McClaren has told Cheick Tiote that he wants him to turn down any offers in January and stay at Newcastle, according to reports tonight.
Turkish media organisation Fanatik report Galatasaray have contacted Newcastle and been told that the striker is available, with a 5m euros bid on its way.
Andre-Pierre Gignac’s agent has met officials of Galatasaray, with Newcastle just one of a host of clubs said to be waiting to see which club he chooses.
Newcastle strike target Joel Campbell has now had a loan figure put on his head for the coming season after Galatasaray enquired about the forward.
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