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Entries Tagged as 'Cheick Tiote'

Shenhua Considering Alternatives To Newcastle Midfielder

January 20th, 2016 · 15 Comments

The Chronicle has a good piece out today that helps to clear up some of the mystery surrounding what exactly is happening to Cheick Tiote’s potential move to Shanghai Shenhua. It seems a bit strange that wages were the issue – since players move to China for the big money they can get near the […]

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The News On This Player Is Both Frustrating And Confusing

January 20th, 2016 · 14 Comments

It looks like Cheick Tiote’s potential move to Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua has hit a snag over his wage demands – with the news yesterday that the Chines Super League club  are unwilling to match the £60K/week wages he gets at Newcastle. But players move to China to get a sweet deal near the end of […]

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Newcastle Midfielder Wage Demands Are Stumbling Block

January 19th, 2016 · 70 Comments

Sky Sports is reporting that Cheick Tiote’s potential move to Shanghai Shenhua has stalled over the player’s wage demands, after the Ivorian traveled to China last Friday to hold talks after the two clubs had agreed a fee. However, at the time Newcastle manager Steve McClaren said no deal had yet been agreed as Steve […]

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Newcastle Think Big – Go For Huge Double Deal Over £30M

January 18th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Newcastle have two major targets this week and they are Spurs and England winger Andros Townsend and West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino. Newcastle are in negotiations with Tottenham over Townsend, but Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy as usual is trying to drive a hard bargain and wants around £14M for his England winger, whereas the news is that […]

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McClaren Opens Up On Cheick Tiote

January 16th, 2016 · 24 Comments

Tiote didn’t train yesterday and that’s because he is on his way to China to talk with Shanghai Shenhua, but Steve stressed nothing has been agreed yet. But for a player to miss a very important Premier League game for us by traveling to meet with a club to talk about a transfer says to […]

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