Newcastle strike terms with Sochaux over £6M Modibo Maiga

Newcastle United have struck terms with Sochaux over a fee for striker Modibo Maiga.

The Sunday Sun says United have agreed a fee in the region of around £6million for Maiga and have verbally agreed terms with the Mali international.

A United delegation was in Paris a fortnight ago to speed up the deal, which is dependant on a medical.

And while Newcastle will not confirm the signing yet – they are still too wary of rival offers for the striker to publicly reveal their hand – all the pieces are in place to land a long-term target.

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