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Newcastle confirm Tiote signature.

August 22nd, 2010 | 77 Comments |

Cheick mate. Signed, sealed, and almost delivered!
Cheick mate. Signed, sealed, and almost delivered!
Newcastle have made signing number four of the summer by securing the services of Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote from FC Twente for a fee believed to be around £3.5 million.

The move is still not 100% completed as both clubs and the player have to wait and see whather or not a work permit will be granted for the 24-year old.

That shouldn’t be a problem in all honesty as the lad has had enough caps at international level for it not to be a problem. Once that is granted though, Tiote will join up with The Magpies squad and take his place alongside the other new recruits of the summer – James Perch, Dan Gosling and Sol Campbell. (more…)