Massadio Haidara denies there's cliques inside the Newcastle United dressing room.

It's been suggested the Toon's French speakers stick to themselves.

But Haidara told the Journal: "Obviously when some things aren't going well people will look to create extra problems where they don't exist. In my experience since I've been here I haven't seen a single problem - not among the French players, not among anyone. Quite the contrary, we all speak together.

"It's normal that you might stick to speaking to people who speak the same language as you, but that doesn't mean we don't speak to other people in the group either. I haven't seen any single problem - we all get on well together, we all like each other. I think that will continue into the future."