was quoted as saying: "I want it to be done with Newcastle.
CLARET AND BLUES Vokes celebrates putting Burnley 3-2 up before Maiga
grabbed a point for Rangers (top inset)
Got West Ham back into it after his introduction at half-time with the pick of the goals and was then involved in his side's third WEST HAM: Jaaskelainen 5 - O'Brien 5, Tomkins 6 (Demel, 9mins, 6), McCartney 5, Rat 6 - Noble 6, Nolan 7 - J Cole 7 (Collison, 82mins), Diame 7, Jarvis 6 - C Cole 7 (*MAIGA
, 46mins, 8).
Jack Collison was also replaced and on came Mohammed Diame and Maiga
5million from Aston Villa and Modigo Maiga
made the move from Sochaux for [pounds sterling]4.
Whether a potential loan deal with United could be thrashed out remains to be seen, but a source close to Maiga
said today: "He's still enthusiastic about his future.
even asked for a second opinion with independent doctors, but Newcastle's medics weren't convinced and the pounds 6 million transfer from Sochaux was abandoned.
SHINER Jaaskelainen Another bad day could have been even worse for Hammers fans if their keeper had not been in outstanding form WEST HAM: *JAASKELAINEN 8 - Demel 5 (O'Brien, 58mins, 5), Collins 5, Tomkins 5, McCartney 5 - J Cole 4 (C Cole, 75mins), Diame 7, Noble 5, Jarvis 4 (Collison, 56mins, 5) - Morrison 5 - Maiga
VVANDY Carroll, George McCartney and James Collins are injured, Marouane Chamakh is ineligible, while Modibo Maiga
and Wellington are unavailable.
Nor, he added, is there any chance of resurrecting a deal for Sochaux star Maiga
, who failed a medical last week.
NEWCASTLE United are in negotiations to sign Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga
- with the club hoping to tempt him with the offer of a four-and-a-half year contract in January.
14 Old Dominion 66, George Mason 61: Hamchetou Maiga
scored 20 points as the Monarchs (25-4) won their 100th consecutive conference game in the Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinals.