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 have finished ahead of Real Madrid in their Champions League group.
Everton are yet to confirm Ronald Koeman's permanent successor at Goodison Park.
Perhaps Ethan Hamilton will not be such a great fit for Rangers.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in Champions League action last night.
Amid links with Rangers, Australia boss Ange Postecoglou has quit his job.
Daniel Sturridge is now seeking to leave Liverpool.
Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 2-0 in the North London Derby at the weekend.
Leeds United have overlooked the young defender in recent weeks.
Former Newcastle United striker Craig Bellamy has a message for Amanda Staveley over her proposed takeover bid.
Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers are on the hunt for a new manager to take over the Gers, and former Celtic star Kris Commons shares his view.
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Sadio Mane says Manchester United wanted him along with Liverpool.