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Newcastle Agree £30M Fee With Everton For Sissoko

8:21 pm, Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 46 Comments

The news is breaking that Everton have agreed to pay £30M for Moussa Sissoko, so it looks like he will be leaving Newcastle.

The Newcastle midfielder is now traveling to Everton to undertake a medical and get the deal signed with about two and a half hours left in the transfer window.

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Moussa Sissoko to take his medical
Deal is worth £30M – wow

It’s being reported by Sky Sports.

This is a fabulous deal for Newcastle and it probably means we will make around £27M profit in this transfer window if we now go ahead and sign Callum McManaman from West Brom for £4.75M as well as bringing in Christian Atsu on loan for the season from Chelsea.

We will wait to update our transfer table – just in case we put the deal in jeopardy.


We are looking forward to Moussa saying he had always dreamed of joining Everton ever since he was a kid growing up in Paris.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Contracts · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

46 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Rafa Revolution // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:22 PM


  • 2 catchy in norway // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:23 PM


  • 3 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:23 PM

    Have to hand it to Mr Ashley. Time came for a PR gun and he wheeled out the 25-pounders and blasted away. We’re all tucked up in the promotion train berths and he’s in first class snipping the ends off Cuban Cigars and prising the Beluga tins open.

  • 4 ShirebrookToon // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:24 PM

    Does this mean wecan boo him the next time he plays at st James’ lol

  • 5 Bobbybee // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:26 PM

    Does anybody remember what liverpool paid for ballotelli? He’s just left on a free. Those scousers sure like throwing money away.

  • 6 SUTTY1978 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:26 PM

    170SUTTY1978 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:24 PM

    Tsunki, I’m sure Ashley’s only concern was having squad harmony and a happy dressing room


    Keith Bishop

  • 7 ZIPPIE57 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:26 PM

    apparently Ronald Koeman is undertaking a medical as we speak
    £30 million ha ha ha ha

  • 8 martoon // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:26 PM

    I’m sure Lee Ryder gets his info from Sky Sports the same as the rest of us:

    Lee Ryder ?@lee_ryder · 2m2 minutes ago

    #nufc have agreed a fee for Sissoko with #efc – but the player has yet to agree terms. #thfc still interested.

    Lee Ryder ?@lee_ryder · 8m8 minutes ago

    Told that both #thfc AND #efc are still in for Sissoko and it’s a bidding war. Watch this space.

  • 9 Bobbybee // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:27 PM

    Shirebrook, double barrel

  • 10 Jail for Ashley // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:27 PM

    Palace then Everton at home in the FA cup will do nicely, chuck in Lpool for the fifth round while we’re at it.

  • 11 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:27 PM

    Sutty 😀

  • 12 ShirebrookToon // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:27 PM


    The scousers don’t care about money mate. If they want anything they will nick it lol

  • 13 Stovey // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:28 PM

    Delighted to see the back of the guy. He’s everything that’s wrong with the game today.

  • 14 Jail for Ashley // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:29 PM

    Sissoko needs to be very careful if he’s going to play Everton off with Spurs, could become a villain before he even hides from a ball for them.

  • 15 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:29 PM

    Can you imagine the nufc boardroom tonight if the price starts approaching the £40m mark? I think they might have to raid the cupboard for Mr Moncurs spare rubber pants.

  • 16 JamesToon // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:30 PM

    Got to be one of the biggest rip offs in football history

    Maybe one more signing, big money one?? Knockaert??

    Nah dont mind if we end on that note tbh, we have a solid squad

  • 17 beefman13 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:31 PM

    Thought moussa was desperate to play champs league football , what a horseshitter, jog on.

  • 18 lochinvar // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:32 PM

    And Liverpool let Balotteli go on a free , when they paid £16m for him. Same crew that gave us £35m for Carrol and near neigbours now forking out £30m for Sulky.
    Do you think those clubs have loans out withWonga.

    Ha ha ha ha ha

  • 19 Ron Knee // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:32 PM

    Isn’t C. Clark playing tonight?

  • 20 Jail for Ashley // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:32 PM

    More than happy the whole sordid saga is almost over but wouldn’t have minded if he’d stayed just to spite him.

  • 21 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:32 PM

    I have always dreamed of…where am I again?… where?…. you sure?….oh, ok….ahem I have always dreamed of ghosting through many games of Champions League football with… Ev..Ever..Everton…so I can showcase my marvellous talent to even bigger clubs and…What? What…what do you mean they aren’t in it? Aren’t in what?…..

  • 22 SUTTY1978 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:33 PM

    Tsunami, have you ever seen Ashley’s suite at SJP? It’s like a bloody nightclub, actually more like a seedy strip club. Had to go past it for club 206. Bouncers the size of gorillas on the door. It really isn’t what you’d expect of a professional chairman but it’s everything you’d expect of Ashley!

  • 23 hibbit // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:34 PM

    ha and so many on here said it couldn’t be done 3o bloody million what a deal never been so happy to see the back of a player

  • 24 lesh // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:34 PM

    Well, come 11 o clock, Charnley and his crew have every reason to crack a bottle of Chateau Neuf Dupape, of the brown period of course!

    What a window now it’s all about delivering the big prize.

  • 25 Belfast // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:35 PM

    Cheerio cheerio cheerio….

  • 26 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:37 PM

    There’ll be disco lights shining from the boardroom windows at SJP tonight. Mike with his tie round his head, shirt unbuttoned to the waist, dancing on the table to Money in my Pocket with a bottle of Krug in hand, egged on to “Chug” by the clapping sycophants Charnley and Carr…

  • 27 SUTTY1978 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:38 PM

    Just seen a picture of N’Dong, looks a bit like Jason Lee

    He’s got a pineapple on his head
    He’s got a pineapple on his head

  • 28 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:38 PM

    I said don’t worry he will be gone. Just the Blank Cheick to write off now.

  • 29 manxpie // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:38 PM

    Balotelli gone for free haha must’ve cost them about 20-25mill madness
    and we are just about to get the deal of the century also madness

    And how come mine and some other people’s logos have changed anyone else noticed it?

  • 30 Jail for Ashley // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:39 PM

    I wonder what he’d have fetched if the Euros were next year.

  • 31 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:39 PM

    The mackems like their Dongs, don’t they? They’ve had a few.

  • 32 Jail for Ashley // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:40 PM

    It’s so carl can post under as many names as he likes!

  • 33 hibbit // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:40 PM

    Jail for Ashley

    not our worry now

  • 34 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:40 PM

    Manxpie Ed has taken the opportunity of the distraction to moderate you all ha ha

  • 35 dok - the horrid colonial // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:41 PM

    did I take a rip van winkle and wake up to hear that everton are in the champions league?

    methinks ill go take another nap if that’s the case..

  • 36 SUTTY1978 // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:41 PM

    Tsunki, he was doing that at the 12:30 kick off against Bolton when I went past, so I’m sure he’ll be upping it a notch tonight.
    With his love of gambling I’m sure he had a wager on it with Charnley. Charnley has won so Ashley will be doing a naked bungee jump from the chopper over the centre circle

  • 37 Ron Knee // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:41 PM

    Is Achraf Lazaar playing tonight?

  • 38 Jail for Ashley // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:41 PM

    Two Jongs and a Dong. No good.

  • 39 swemag // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:42 PM

    maxpie – deal of the century was Pogba for Juventus.

    But yes, for a player that had a few good games in the Euros and cost us about 2.5 million, there will be some time before we see this kind of deal again. 🙂

  • 40 U.S Magpie // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:43 PM

    You Watch we will end up pulling Everton out of the hat for one of the cups. At home though against Sissy.
    You read it here first!!!!!

  • 41 Average_Contents // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:43 PM

    Big hugs all round between the slug, penfold and toothless.

    £55m for 2 players who didn’t want to be here.

    That’s some going that.

  • 42 Tsunki // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:45 PM

    No, No, No
    It cannot
    be So-oh-ohhh…
    Thirty mill for


  • 43 manxpie // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:45 PM

    Nah must be just the best posters as lesh’s is still the same and so is bobby bees 🙂

  • 44 lochinvar // Aug 31, 2016 at 8:49 PM

    Somewhere in the corner of a dingy diner off the M6

    Moussa’s agent
    ” North to Everton or South to Spurs big man ?
    ” dunno , but either way we’re fckd as there isn’t time to get to either before the window closes ”
    ” more fries with that burger then…”

  • 45 lesh // Aug 31, 2016 at 9:00 PM


    Ed’s identified the blog’s troublemakers – that’s why your logo’s been changed.

    Your card’s marked…. 😉

  • 46 goommy // Aug 31, 2016 at 9:34 PM

    Finally we did it!! This is wonderful market for us. HWTL!!

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