Newcastle United transfer news: Sissoko and Tiote in limbo, Atsu and McManaman latest

Newcastle United have DROPPED their asking price for Moussa Sissoko '“ but a move is looking increasingly unlikely.

Wednesday, 31st August 2016, 11:34 am
Updated Wednesday, 31st August 2016, 12:41 pm
Cheick Tiote, right

And United are also willing to take the payment in instalments.

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Take a look at and "like" our NUFC Facebook page hereBut Sissoko, given permission by France's football federation to travel to England, has only reportedly got as far as a Paris airport.

Tottenham, having had a £16million bid rejected, are unwilling to go any higher.

Sissoko's midfield colleague Cheick Tiote is also hoping to leave Newcastle before tonight's 11pm transfer deadline.

Finally, a number of United players, including defender Jamie Sterry, have left the club on loan.