Newcastle made check on FC Twente midfielder Tiote Cheick

FC Twente midfielder Tiote Cheick was watched by Premiership scouts in action for Ivory Coast against Italy last night.

FC Twente midfielder Tiote Cheick was watched by Premiership scouts in action for Ivory Coast against Italy last night.

Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton has already had a reported £2.5 million bid for Cheick turned down even though the 24-year-old has made clear his desire to move to English shores.

Cheick said: "I want to move to England, my advisers in England have told me there is interest for me in England, so if there is I want to come here and will let my club know when I return."

 
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