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Entries Tagged as 'Papiss Cisse'

Benitez Begins Clearout At Newcastle As Striker Leaves

July 9th, 2016 · 12 Comments

News today that striker Papiss Cisse is leaving Newcastle United for Chinese club  Shandong Luneng. There had been rumors for over a year now that Papiss would end his career in China and that’s going to happen for the likable striker. The 35 times capped Senegal striker (16 goals) started his career at Newcastle in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Hints At Keeping Top Players At Newcastle

June 26th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Still no breakthrough in the transfer market for Newcastle, but Rafa Benitez is working hard to close some  deals that will bring in players who can improve the squad he inherited, when he first arrived on Tyneside last March. A center-back and a striker are probably the two players we need the most – to strengthen […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Janmaat · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

There’s Big Interest In This Newcastle Striker

June 5th, 2016 · 123 Comments

The Sun is reporting today that Chinese club Guangzhou R&F are very interested in signing Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse in the summer transfer window. While Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez may want to keep some of his top stars at the club this summer – like Moussa Sissoko, Gini Wijnaldum and Andros Townsend – he would […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Likely To Let Some Good Players Leave This Summer

May 27th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has today said he would like to stay at Newcastle for next season in the Championship – and help Newcastle get straight back to the Premier League. Papiss turns 31 early next month and he had a poor season last term, scoring only 3 goals in 21 appearances, although he did […]

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Tags: Championship · Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Prayer · Premier League

Qatar Club Willing To Bid £5M For Newcastle Player

May 21st, 2016 · 198 Comments

One challenge for Newcastle this summer is to be able to sell a number of players who are no longer required at the club and who can bring in some transfer funds for Rafa to spend. The departures will also get some of the higher wage earners off the payroll. And news today that Newcastle striker […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Contracts · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours

Forgotten Man Now An Inspiration Under Benitez

May 4th, 2016 · 134 Comments

It’s a great comeback story of Cheick Tiote this year and the Ivorian has been playing really well for Newcastle in his defensive midfield role, where he is now partnering local lad Jack Colback and both are playing well for the side protecting the back four. We thought Cheick would have left the club in […]

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