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 and England international defender Kyle Walker is a very consistent player.
Leeds United are said to be planning a move for the £2million-rated striker.
Ex-Rangers striker Jonatan Johansson is reportedly in contention to work alongside Pedro Caixinha.
Crystal Palace, AC Milan and Inter Milan are reportedly interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur’s Moussa Sissoko in the summer transfer window.
Middlesbrough's Adam Forshaw has impressed in the Premier League this season.
The loaned-out Derby County frontman faces an uncertain future under the new boss.
West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney in the summer transfer window.
Bulgaria beat the Netherlands 2-0 on Saturday evening.
Celtic eventually won the race for the striker - although they may wish they hadn't.
Leeds United, Newcastle United, Sheffield Wednesday, Brighton and Hove Albion, Huddersfield Town and Reading make up the Championship top six at the moment.
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