Newcastle see AZ starlet Adam Maher as Tiote replacement

Newcastle United are interested in AZ Alkmaar whizkid Adam Maher.

Newcastle United are interested in AZ Alkmaar whizkid Adam Maher.

The Dutch midfielder famously turned down a move to Manchester City last year and has been linked with Arsenal this season after a string of sparkling performances.

Dutch sources say Toon chief scout Graham Carr has recommended Maher to manager Alan Pardew and a move could be on should they lose Cheick Tiote in the summer.

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