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,
Chelsea defender John Terry grew up as a Celtic fan, while his brother supported Ibrox outfit Rangers.
Everton are reportedly in talks with wealthy Chinese investers, which is great news for Ronald Koeman's transfer plans.
Aston Villa fans have congratulated Newcastle defender Ciaran Clark.
Sutton United talisman Roarie Deacon deserves a second stab at the big time - and Nottingham Forest or Fulham may give him that opportunity.
Tottenham have a very positive transfer connection with Hull City, but it has been one sided so far. That could soon change.
Leeds United may ultimately benefit from missing out on the play-offs.
Say it ain't so.
Speculation surrounding the future use of West Ham United's Olympic Stadium home has made the headlines again this week.
Tottenham Hotspur are likely to be on the look out for a new striker this summer.
Preston were hammered 4-1 away at Newcastle United on Monday evening.
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.