Newcastle make offer for FC Twente midfielder Tiote

Newcastle United have joined the race for FC Twente midfielder Cheick Tiote.

The Mirror says Newcastle have slapped a bid in for Tiote.

West Bromwich Albion have confirmed tabling a £3million offer for the Ivory Coast midfielder. But fellow promoted club Newcastle are also very keen on the 24-year-old defensive midfielder.

And Toon boss Chris Hughton is now the new favourite to clinch Tiote's signature.

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