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Entries Tagged as 'Moussa Sissoko'

Rafa’s Strong Hint Newcastle Likely To Keep Top Midfielder

August 17th, 2016 · 12 Comments

The Moussa Sissoko saga at Newcastle has dragged on since the Euro Finals in France in June and July, when Sissoko played really well for his home country and subsequently drove his transfer price up to £35M. Since the final on July 10th, which France lost 1-0 to Portugal after extra time, Moussa has done […]

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Rafa Reveals Recent Enquiries About Moussa Sissoko

August 16th, 2016 · 40 Comments

Moussa Sissoko picked up an ankle injury yesterday and therefore will not be involved in tomorrow night’s home game against Reading and new signing Mohamed Diame has also picked up an injury playing against Huddersfield and will also not play tomorrow night. Rafa has also admitted today there have been recent enquiries made about Moussa […]

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Two More Clubs Reported After Top Newcastle Midfielder

August 16th, 2016 · 7 Comments

French newspaper L’Equipe is reporting today that both Everton and Inter-Milan are interested in signing Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. With only 15 days left in the summer transfer window any clubs wanting Sissoko will have to move fairly quickly with Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez saying he is unlikely to sell the 26 year-old late in […]

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Sissoko’s Best Move Could Be To Crystal Palace

August 15th, 2016 · 64 Comments

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew had said earlier this summer he was interested in signing Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle, but not for the £35M asking price. No club has yet come in with a good offer for the midfielder that Newcastle would be willing to accept – and the news that Real Madrid were interested in Sissoko […]

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Decision Time On Sissoko Is Fast Approaching

August 15th, 2016 · 61 Comments

Newcastle have so far had no acceptable bids come in for Moussa Sissoko and there are 16 days left in this transfer window. It seems Rafa will be happy when September arrives so he can have a settled squad and there are still players who could leave the club before then and they include Manu […]

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