The Torino player had been linked with a summer switch to Newcastle United but he has quashed reports of a done deal.
Reported Newcastle United target says he's on the brink of joining an English club.
Like Cheikh Tiote, Afriyie Acquah models himself on Chelsea legend Michael Essien - no wonder Newcastle United are willing to pay Torino £8m
The World Cup is not only football's biggest tournament, but it also serves as a shop window for players to impress onlooking clubs.
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