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Former Newcastle forward Ameobi signs for Fleetwood

Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi has signed for League One side Fleetwood Town until the end of the season.

Ameobi, 34, has made 298 appearances in the Premier League for both Newcastle United and Crystal Palace and turned down a number of clubs to join Steven Pressley's side.

Spurs target Berahino going nowhere this month

Saido Berahino is set to stay at West Brom, with the Baggies unwilling to sell this month.

Tottenham and Newcastle are interested in the striker, but Albion have no intention of cashing in before Monday's transfer deadline, Press Association Sport understands.

Berahino is staying put. Credit: PA

They rejected four bids from Spurs in the summer - which led to Berahino threatening to strike - but have not received any offers during the January window.

Tottenham's offers would have been paid in instalments, with their final bid rising to £23million, and their approach strained the relationship between the clubs, although any differences have since been patched up.

Albion chairman Jeremy Peace has been bullish in his stance over Berahino, with no club getting close to his valuation of the 22-year-old, and with just days left of the January transfer window it is understood the Baggies do not expect to receive an acceptable offer.

The England Under-21 international has scored four goals in 19 games this term - and has not started a match since October - after netting 20 times last season.

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