Newcastle launch bid for Anderlecht defender Cheikhou Kouyate

Newcastle United are moving for Anderlecht defender Cheikhou Kouyaté. La Dernière Heure says talks have already opened between the two clubs ahead of the January market.

Newcastle United are moving for Anderlecht defender Cheikhou Kouyaté.

La Dernière Heure says talks have already opened between the two clubs ahead of the January market.

Toon have made an initial offer of €9.3 million, but Anderlecht refuse to budge from their €10 million valuation.

Kouyate revealed earlier this season that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger made a summer approach for him.

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