Newcastle have backup list for Sochaux striker Maiga

Newcastle United won't push to sign Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga without a back-up plan. The Mirror says Newcastle have lined up Sochaux striker Maiga as their main January target.

Newcastle United won't push to sign Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga without a back-up plan.

The Mirror says Newcastle have lined up Sochaux striker Maiga as their main January target.

But Toon are also monitoring a trio of back-up options in FC Twente's Luuk de Jong, Papa Cisse of Freiburg and Lille's Senegal star Moussa Sow, in case they cannot land Maiga.

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