Newcastle happy with progress of Maiga medical

Newcastle United are happy with the progress of Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga's medical. The Journal says United were completing the formalities of Maïga’s medical in London yesterday.

Newcastle United are happy with the progress of Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga's medical.

The Journal says United were completing the formalities of Maïga’s medical in London yesterday.

Sources close to the player say everything appeared to have gone smoothly – paving the way for a January switch for a fee in the region of £7million.

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