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,
Everton loanee had a game to forget for Hull City.
A break from a more traditional bonus approach.
Newcastle United are in the market for new additions.
Stan Collymore says Nottingham Forest may have positive news on the horizon.
Liverpool had been linked with Jose Fonte, who signed for West Ham instead. Should they have made a move?
Liverpool and Swansea City went head-to-head this weekend.
Aston Villa could be close to three new signings, according to Steve Bruce.
West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has made a pledge to supporters over proposals at the Olympic Stadium.
West Ham United are reportedly keen on Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.
Tottenham Hotspur failed to win against Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
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HITC Sport understands that talks are continuing with Fulham
Sadio Mane says Manchester United wanted him along with Liverpool.