The Senegalese midfielder is eager to challenge himself in the Premier League after making the move from Lille.
A round-up of the latest news at St James's Park, with the club on the cusp of announcing a major attacking signing.
Rangers have snapped up James Tavernier and Martyn Waghorn.
Leeds United youngster Lewis Walters has described what he sees as his main objective for pre-season.
Former Liverpool midifelder Didi Hamann has praised Jordon Ibe.
Tottenham Hotspur supporters have another young talent to get excited about.
Brazil and Zenit St Petersburg star Hulk has echoed the comments on former Arsenal man Emmanuel Frimpong concerning racism in Russia.
Ukraine international winger Yevhen Konoplyanka is convinced La Liga has better teams than the Premier League.
HITC Sport understands Aston Villa goalkeeper Jed Steer has emerged as a possible target for Scotland.
The Celtic player is ready to have an impact this week if he is called upon.
With the Manchester United icon publishing his latest autobiography, we pick out five great extracts from the angriest man in Premier League history.
Stuttgart defender Antonio Rüdiger seems to have a long list of admirers with reports that Juventus have joined the queue.
QPR defender Steven Caulker believes Adel Taarabt can help the club achieve survival.