Newcastle United set to complete deal for FC Twente midfielder Cheick Tiote - report

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Newcastle United have reportedly agreed a £3.5 million fee for Cheick Tiote and are set to conclude personal terms with the player and arrange a medical.

According to The Daily Mail, the FC Twente defensive midfielder has arrived on Tyneside to complete talks.

The 24-year-old has been capped eight times by the Ivory Coast and his transfer is subject to an approved work permit application.

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