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 will be moving into their new ground at the beginning of the 2018/19 season.
Mark Warburton's Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers need an attacker - and the Tottenham Hotspur man may fit the bill.
Ronaldo Vieira has started Leeds United's last two games.
Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool have tough draw against Leeds but admits it could have been worse.
Marcos Rojo lined up at the heart of Manchester United's defence as they booked their place in the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.
Josh Onomah did not seize his opportunity for Tottenham last night.
The Bournemouth midfielder only joined the club from Leeds United in the summer.
Lafferty was an unused substitute as Norwich lost against Leeds.
Cash may no longer be king - especially at this firm at bonus time.
The first “plant layoff” notice came in February: 43 people would lose their jobs.
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HITC Sport understands that talks are continuing with Fulham
Sadio Mane says Manchester United wanted him along with Liverpool.