Sochaux star Maiga coy over Newcastle agreement
Maiga refused to confirm the deal was finalised but admitted he was hoping it would soon be done.
When asked about the move to Newcastle, the Mali international told Footafrica365: "I do not know, we'll see.
"Next what is clear is that all players dream of playing for a club like that and I hope it will happen, either this winter or in the summer
"There are no more problems with Sochaux, everything is back to normal."