Newcastle United left-back Davide Santon is hoping star striker Demba Ba stays at the club for a long time.

The Senegal international has scored 14 Premier League goals so far this season and Santon wants him to remain with the Toon amidst interest from a number of rival clubs.

"He's doing very well and I know there are many clubs interested in him," Santon told Sky Sport Italia.

"We hope he stays with us for a long time."

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