Sport Trabzonspor bid £7m for Newcastle forward Papiss Cisse

Toon may consider selling Cisse after De Jong capture

Alan Shearer during his playing days for Newcastle

Alan Shearer 'sickened' after appointment of Joe Kinnear makes Newcastle a 'laughing stock'

Alan Pardew has been undermined by the decision and pre-season planning has been affected says the former striker

Joe Kinnear

Mike Ashley tightens his control by making Joe Kinnear top man at Newcastle - and weakens Alan Pardew's in the process

Both Alan Pardew and scout Graham Carr must report to new director of football in Newcastle shake-up

Newcastle fans fear worst under new director of football Joe Kinnear

Appointment could spell the end for manager Alan Pardew believe fans

The Newcastle manager during his spell at the club previously
Joe Kinnear set to return to Newcastle as director of football

Joe Kinnear makes shock return to Newcastle – and will be in charge of transfers

Alan Pardew’s position under threat as surprise move sees former manager made director of football

Papiss Cissé has scored three late winners but may not start against Benfica

Anzhi Makhachkala bid of £15.4m will not be enough for Newcastle to part with Papiss Cisse

Reports in Russia suggest the super-rich side want to sign the Senegal international

Both Harry Redknapp, left, the QPR manager, and his Reading counterpart Nigel Adkins, spent much of their time out of the dugout cajoling their teams (AFP/Getty Images)

QPR 'haven't got the quality' says Harry Redknapp

Hoops boss says changes must be made if QPR are to bounce straight back from the Championship

Sir Alex Ferguson and David Moyes

The official statement to unveil David Moyes as Manchester United manager – and the hidden meanings behind it

Everyone at the club wanted to have a say, but Sam Wallace reveals what their words really meant

West Ham captain Kevin Nolan

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A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Papiss Cissé has scored three late winners but may not start against Benfica

Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote assure Newcastle fans the players are united and committed in face of relegation

Two heavy defeats have put the Magpies in the relegation mix

Tim Krul and Ryan Taylor

Newcastle hit by serious injuries to both Ryan Taylor and Tim Krul - with both out for the rest of the season

Defender could miss entirety of next season with cruciate knee ligament injury

Samir Nasri grabs his head in disbelief

Samir Nasri disappointed that Roberto Mancini 'would like to give him a punch'

Manchester City midfielder has been accused of inconsistency

Gary Neville welcomes Steven Taylor to the England fold

'I thought it was someone taking the mick': Newcastle defender Steven Taylor surprised at England call up

Gary Cahill's injury opened up a place in the squad

Callum McManaman

Newcastle vow to tackle FA over rules after Callum McManaman escapes punishment

Inability to punish Wigan player for dangerous play means laws are 'unfit for purpose', say Magpies

Callum McManaman

'He has not a nasty bone': Roberto Martinez defends Callum McManaman after 'horror challenge'

Wigan striker made high challenge on Massadio Haidara

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