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Newcastle United pay respects to Srnicek

Fans, players and officials of Newcastle United and Manchester United held a minute's applause for former goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek who recently died ahead just 47.

All those in the St James' Park took part in the celebration of the popular goalkeeper's life.

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Saivet closes on Newcastle United move

Henri Saivet could be a Premier League player soon. Credit: PA

Newcastle United have agreed a fee with Ligue 1 side Bordeaux for midfielder Henri Saivet.

The Frenchman is currently on Tyneside and finalising the details on his contract, Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren has confirmed.

Newcastle decide against £25m striker bid

Alexandre Lacazette is going nowhere. Credit: PA

Newcastle have not made a formal bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette after learning he is not for sale.

Press Association Sport understands that, while the Magpies have a long-held interest in the player and are desperate to boost their striking options this month, he is simply not available at this time.

Reports from France have claimed the Magpies have tabled a 25 million euros - around £18.3million - bid for Lacazette.

However, sources on Tyneside were mystified by the suggestion and insisted that is simply not the case.

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