I’ve openly criticised Ashley & Lambias and Pardew over the last 5 months but fair play to Ashley; he came to a decision, picked up the dice, went through his lucky shake routine and he’s now delivered a pool of players that adds significant quality to the squad
Haidara; “It is true that there was Fiorentina, Roma and Milan, but I wanted to play in the Premier League. This is the championship that attracted me the most, which is closest to my style of play, when Newcastle came in for me I did not hesitate”.
There is also the President of Toulouse saying that he wants Sissoko to remember his nurturing club and stay with them until June and to accept an improve offer for him to stay until the end of the season rather than leave now.
The transfer fee is around €3.5 million (with a percentage resale), a good deal for the Nancy officials. The player will sign for five and a half years with the Magpies. He is expected Tuesday in Newcastle to undergo a medical.’