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,
Liverpool are reportedly set to renew their interest in Leicester's Ben Chilwell.
Rangers could be closing in on Southampton's Director of Scouting Ross Wilson.
Tottenham Hotspur are said to be keeping a close eye on the Portuguese winger.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen could have joined Galatasaray in the January transfer window.
The Chelsea striker looks certain to leave at the end of the season with Celtic and Rangers circling.
Leeds United have won three, drawn one and lost four in all competitions since beating Derby in January.
Glasgow Rangers are still looking for Mark Warburton's permanent replacement, and Sutton has offered them some advice.
Vincent Janssen has commented on his situation at Tottenham.
Celtic overcame Motherwell with ease this weekend but how did the young midfielder fare?
Queens Park Rangers won against Birmingham City in the Championship 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.
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