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Maiga demands Newcastle move

August 15, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Mali international Modibo Maiga has told Sochaux he wants to join Newcastle United.

• Sochaux 1-2 Caen

Newcastle are said to have made an €8 million bid for Maiga, 23, and the forward refused to play for his club during the defeat to Caen at the weekend.

Sochaux have offered Maiga an improved contract but he told L'Equipe: "Before the Newcastle offer I had not been offered anything.

"I would like the chairman to consider my interest. I want ...

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