Lazar Markovic and Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov were also adamant he move.
The Newcastle United manager has already been busy bringing in six new faces this summer.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan is set to sign for Middlesbrough.
The on-loan Hudderfield goalkeeper sent a nostalgic tweet to the Bournemouth new-boy.
Leeds United trained at Elland Road earlier today.
West Bromwich Albion have been linked with Mario Lemina.
Celtic drew 1-1 with Astana in the Champions League today.
The Leeds United CEO is very excited about Hadi Sacko.
Arsenal have also been linked with the Toulouse forward in recent days.
The Wales midfielder moved in a £13m deal last week,
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has praised defender Serge Aurier.
Cardiff City boss says Leeds United's achievements have been better than Wolves.
Tottenham reportedly see Everton ace as Mousa Dembele's replacement.
Players from Leeds United, Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Middlesbrough are amongst HITC Sport's eight who are too good for the Championship.
Chelsea supporters believe Alvaro Morata can compete with Tottenham's Harry Kane.
Lazar Markovic played for the Liverpool Under-23 side against their Tottenham Hotspur counterparts at Anfield on Friday.
Former Tottenham chairman hits out.
Tottenham Hotspur won a hard fought contest against West Ham United.
Ezgjan Alioski did not have his best game as Leeds United edged out fellow Championship high-flyers Ipswich Town 3-2 at Elland Road.
West Ham United faced Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.
Welcome to this evening's transfer round-up. This edition features 'Sporting CP's William Carvalho interesting Chelsea?' and 'Florian Thauvin still interesting Lazio?' plus more, so delve in below.
HITC Sport understands that talks are continuing with Fulham
Sadio Mane says Manchester United wanted him along with Liverpool.