Newcastle striker Cisse ready to quit Senegal captaincy | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse admits he’s considering his international future after Senegal banned him from playing in the defeat to Swansea City. Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse admits he’s considering his international future after Senegal banned him from playing in the defeat to Swansea City.The Toon are still fuming over the affair, with Cisse in his kit and ready to play before club officials finally backed down at 1.40pm.Cisse said: “I am fully supportive of the position my club has adopted in this matter and am sorry that the Federation seem to doubt my honesty and integrity.“I will now consider if I wish to continue to captain my country.”

Palace legend Bright tells Zaha to stick with England | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Crystal Palace legend Mark Bright has urged Wilfried Zaha to stick with England.Zaha made his England debut last week in Sweden, but still qualifies for Ivory Coast. Crystal Palace legend Mark Bright has urged Wilfried Zaha to stick with England.Zaha made his England debut last week in Sweden, but still qualifies for Ivory Coast.Bright said: “I spoke to Wilfried about the Ivory Coast and told him they are a fading force.“The strong players they have, like Yaya Toure and Didier Drogba, are nearing the end of their careers.“Wilfried didn’t think he had any chance of getting into the England squad – maybe that’s why he’s been called in so early – to give him a taste of things.“If he’s unsure about choosing another country then bringing him in and showing him he’s capable of playing at this level will probably help him commit himself to England.”

Williamson: Newcastle players must dig deep | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson admits the players held a team meeting last week ahead of defeat to Swansea City. Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson admits the players held a team meeting last week ahead of defeat to Swansea City.Williamson has called on teammates to “dig deep” to snap their form slump.“It’s time to dig deep, show our character and work hard and I’m sure the belief will come back,” said Williamson.“The lads had a meeting during the week and everyone has put their thoughts across. All teams go through tough periods and this one is ours.”

Watford defender Chalobah wants Chelsea future | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Watford defender Nathaniel Chalobah is eyeing a return to parent club Chelsea. Watford defender Nathaniel Chalobah is eyeing a return to parent club Chelsea.Loan star Chalobah scored the first goal of his career in victory over Wolves and is desperate to follow in the footsteps of Ryan Bertrand.The 17-year-old said: “He (Ryan) has gone out for several loan spells, got experience in the Championship, and now has broken into the team. He is even an England international now.”

Bundesliga move on for Sunderland striker Ji Dong-won | Transfers | Tribal Football

Sunderland striker Ji Dong-Won could be farmed out to Bundesliga basement side Augsburg on loan. Sunderland striker Ji Dong-Won could be farmed out to Bundesliga basement side Augsburg on loan.Augsburg already have South Korean Koo Ja-Cheol on their books and Ji could join his international team-mate at the German club when the transfer window reopens in January.Ji has not played a single minute of first-team football this season.

Sunderland made scouting check on Genoa defender Granqvist | Transfers | Tribal Football

Sunderland are watching Genoa defender Andreas Granqvist.The Sunday Sun says Martin O’Neill is tracking £4.5m Sweden defender Granqvist. Sunderland are watching Genoa defender Andreas Granqvist.The Sunday Sun says Martin O’Neill is tracking £4.5m Sweden defender Granqvist.O’Neill and his scouting co-ordinator Ian Archibald took in England’s midweek friendly defeat against Sweden in Stockholm to see Granqvist in action.

Liverpool chairman Werner says Rodgers will have January spending cash | Transfers | Tribal Football

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner says money is available to manager Brendan Rodgers for the January market. Liverpool chairman Tom Werner says money is available to manager Brendan Rodgers for the January market.The American co-owner of Liverpool has promised that he and fellow owner John Henry will put a smile on the face of the fans when business is complete at the end of January.”Our intention is to strengthen but actions will speak louder than words. That is certainly our intention though,” he said.”We know that January is a challenging time and I don’t want to say we’ve got X or Y player, but hopefully the fans will be pleased with what we do accomplish.”I don’t want to say more than I’ve said in that it is our intention to strengthen the squad. But our intention is to deliver is our priority.”