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Entries Tagged as 'Cheick Tiote'

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

Newcastle’s New Team For West Ham

January 15th, 2016 · 51 Comments

With Jonjo Shelvey and Henri Saivet both very likely to make their debut tomorrow against West Hame it will be very interesting what side Steve McClaren put out especially since the lads played well against Manchester United on Tuesday night – but we will assume both will start the game. And with Cheick Tiote being sold […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Henri Saivet · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

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