Sport Trabzonspor bid £7m for Newcastle forward Papiss Cisse

Toon may consider selling Cisse after De Jong capture

Coloccini stuns Newcastle with request to leave

Newcastle United have been rocked by the request of their captain, Fabricio Coloccini, to leave the club during the January transfer window. The 30-year-old told club officials yesterday that he wanted to return home to Argentina.

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini wants to leave St James’ Park

Exclusive: Newcastle in turmoil as captain Fabricio Coloccini asks to return to Argentina

Alan Pardew's struggling side dealt another blow after defender signals intent to leave

Loic Remy

Loic Remy transfer to Newcastle thrown into doubt

Marseille coach Elie Baup suggests striker may stay in France

Match Report: Brighton's Will Hoskins exposes the poverty of Alan Pardew's Newcastle United

Brighton 2 Newcastle United 0: Newcastle find nothing in reserve as Championship Brighton romp to win

QPR jump ahead of Newcastle in the race for £10m Loïc Rémy

Queen's Park Rangers last night emerged as the frontrunners to sign the Marseille forward Loïc Rémy.

Papiss Cisse

FA Cup: Brighton v Newcastle match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's FA Cup fixture at the Amex Stadium

Moyes still dreaming of beating the financial odds

These are supposed to be the weeks when Everton are reminded of the hopelessness of their deepest ambitions, when they are weighed down by the reality of a field that sometimes seems so uneven in might be located somewhere deep in the Alps.

Substitute Victor Anichebe celebrates scoring Everton’s winner

James Lawton: David Moyes' Everton can still dream that resolve may upset the odds against vast wealth

This indeed might be the season when they exceed the very best of their hopes

Loïc Rémy has been lined up to replace Demba Ba

Loic Remy tops the urgent buys list for Newcastle

Magpies must move quickly to replace Demba Ba

Mathieu Debuchy in action for France

Newcastle close in on Mathieu Debuchy transfer

French defender heading for St James' Park in £5m deal

Ferguson said he was surprised at Newcastle's league position

Newcastle are being found out this season, claims Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

United manager believes that Boxing Day opponents have lost element of surprise from last term

Demba Ba rues a missed chance for Newcastle

Ba humbug? Newcastle cancel Christmas party after poor results

Newcastle have cancelled their Christmas party as they attempt to end a dreadful run of results.

Papiss Cisse

I almost took Papiss Cissé to Fulham, reveals Martin Jol

Senegal striker will line-up against Fulham for Newcastle United in tonight's match

Alan Pardew has seen his side slump since signing a new deal

Newcastle United flight to Bordeaux delayed by wintry weather

Europa League preparations hit by cold snap

Demba Ba of Newcastle United celebrates his goal

Demba Ba rejects contract offer from Newcastle

Striker has £7.5m get-out clause

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