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Entries Tagged as 'Cheick Tiote'

Board Sells Experienced Midfielder Against McClaren´s Wishes

January 14th, 2016 · 60 Comments

It seems that Newcastle have accepted the £8M offer for Cheick Tiote from Shanghai Shenhua, even though the manager (head coach) Steve McClaren was against it because he wanted to use Cheick´s vast experience in the Premier League and for Newcastle over nearly six years during the relegation fight. If Steve didn´tknow before now-  he will […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Clear Out Begins But Making Money The Priority Again

January 14th, 2016 · 219 Comments

News in the Mail today that Newcastle expect to sell 29 year-old Cheick Tiote for a high £8M to Shanghai Shenhua today. We’d much prefer that Cheick stay with us through the end of the season, as we pointed out yesterday, but if the fee is really £8M that’s £4.5M more than we paid for […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Selling This Player Now Will Be More Bad Policy By Newcastle

January 13th, 2016 · 128 Comments

Newcastle have brought in two central midfielders this month with Jonjo Shelvey and Henri Saivet, so here we go again as we seem to be set to unload the experienced Cheick Tiote to Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua for £3M. Why are we doing that? We should be keeping Cheick through the end of the season […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Ready To Make Another Huge Blunder This Month

January 11th, 2016 · 9 Comments

There ´s a report in the Chronicle today that Newcastle are willing to let Cheick Tiote leave the club this month to join Chinese Premier League side Shanghai Greenland Shenhua – and they hint that Cheick wants the move. The fee is supposed to be £3M but we just cannot believe the club would allow one of […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

McClaren Praise For In-Form Midfielder

January 7th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Steve McClaren has praised the Saturday performance of Cheick Tiote today and thinks the team has missed his presence in the center of midfield this season. Cheick had a great game last Saturday at the Emirates Stadium when we were very unlucky to go down 1-0 and Cheick was our Man of the Match. Cheick Tiote […]

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