Report: Sivasspor in talks with Newcastle over Henri Saivet

Arouna Kone of Everton is closed down by Fabricio Coloccini and Henri Saivet of Newcastle United during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison...

Newcastle United midfielder Henri Saivet is reportedly wanted by Sivasspor in the summer transfer window.

Henri Saivet of Newcastle United during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Newcastle United on January 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Sivasspor are interested in signing Henri Saivet from Newcastle United in the summer transfer window, according to Fanatik.

It has been reported by the Turkish news outlet that Sivasspor and Newcastle are in talks over the transfer of Saivet.

Sivasspor’s new manager Tamer Tuna reportedly wants the 27-year-old midfielder on loan for next season.

The Senegal international midfielder spent the second half of last season on loan at Sivasspor, who finished seventh in the Super Lig table.

Departure best move?

Saivet has struggled to make a huge impact at Newcastle since his move from Bordeaux in January 2016 for a transfer fee reported by The Daily Mail to be worth £4.5 million.

Newcastle player Henri Saivet aarives before The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Luton Town at St James' Park on January 6, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

The Senegal international midfielder has made only a handful of league appearances for the Magpies, and he also spent the 2016-17 season on loan at Saint-Etienne.

It would make sense for Newcastle to offload Saivet - who earns £35,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com - even on a loan deal, as the midfielder clearly is not going to do much at St. James’ Park.

Arouna Kone of Everton is closed down by Fabricio Coloccini and Henri Saivet of Newcastle United during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison...

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