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The Senegal international has long been linked with a move away from St. James' Park as a result of a release clause, thought to be around £7.5m, inserted into his contract from when he left West Ham United.
As we face the black and white stripes of Newcastle United today, we again spoke to our resident opposition fan, to get his views on the season ahead, as well as todays game.
One of both of these teams will have to surrenders their 100% record today, and with us finishing in 5th and 6th place last season, it is sure to be a close game.
The Toon will want to build on their 2-0 victory at the Bridge in May, whilst Chelsea look to win this fixture after failing to do so in the last four.
After a slight scare in midweek against Reading, we showed our star quality on the last few months, that “never say die” attitude.
Fair enough, The Royals are no Barcelona or Bayern Munich, but they put up a great fight against us on Wednesday, and we again needed a bit of luck to scoop the three points, but that will be need if we want to scoop a first Premier League crown since 09/10.
Today, I am going to have a look at the remaining games for the Champions League challengers, and offer an insight to what I think might happen, and where that would leave each club come the end of May.
Chelsea and Arsenal had opposing results on Saturday, knowing that they could both put huge dents in rivals European bids.
Chelsea have a chance to put light between them and Newcastle, as well as gaining on rivals Tottenham, as the latter two wait until Sunday to fulfil their fixtures for this week.
As we revealed to you last week, Chelsea are weighing up a double swoop for Newcastle pair Tim Krul and Chiek Tiote, but there is a possibility a third player might be on their list, in the form of Demba Ba.
As Chelsea look to bolster an ageing squad in the summer, it is widely rumoured that Cheick Tiote, 25, and Tim Krul, 23, are high on Roman Abramovichs transfer list.