Newcastle's in-demand midfielder Cheick Tiote has insisted his future remains on Tyneside.
The Ivory Coast international, who has enhanced his reputation in the Barclays Premier League since his £3.5million switch from FC Twente during the summer of 2010, has been linked with a big-money move to Chelsea with a series of other potential suitors also monitoring his situation.
But Tiote told the Evening Chronicle: "I'm a Newcastle player - my future is at Newcastle."
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