Newcastle boss Pardew insists no row with Ba

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew insists there's no problem with Demba Ba.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew insists there's no problem with Demba Ba.

His agent Alex Gontran caused consternation on Tyneside when he suggested the following day that Ba might have to consider his options if he found himself sitting on the bench too often in the future.

But Pardew said: "That's just people needing to say things they shouldn't say, really, but it doesn't really affect me and Demba. We have got a good relationship."

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