MX23RW : Monday, April 19 18:19:00| >> :60:765:765:

Chelsea planning bid for Cheick Tiote

Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote is a January transfer target for Chelsea, according to a report.

Chelsea are preparing to submit a £20m offer for Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote in the January transfer window, according to The Mirror.

Blues manager Andre Villas-Boas is said to be keen on adding the combative midfielder to his squad, with doubts surrounding Michael Essien's fitness.

Alan Pardew will fight hard to keep a player that Newcastle paid just £3.5m for from FC Twente in 2010.

Chelsea reportedly made an offer for Tiote during the summer transfer window.

ID:8439: cacheID:8439:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:952:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Cheik Tiote
Read Next:
Tiote "happy" at Newcastle
Read more about Cheick Tiote Football

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
1Manchester CityMan City32235467234474
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd32199464352966
3Leicester CityLeicester31175955371856
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham32167953421155
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs321481054371750
10Leeds UnitedLeeds31143144949045
11Aston Villa301351243331044
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves32118133241-941
13Crystal Palace31108133352-1938
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3298153553-1835
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton31712123338-533
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom3159172859-3124
RSheffield UnitedSheff Utd3242261756-3914

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!