Senegal international striker Demba Ba has remained a Newcastle player after the deadline to activate a release clause in his contract passed.
7m release clause that expired yesterday, can't believe no club wanted to make a bid for him
I'm sure Newcastle are relieved. I'm kind of glad as well, because now we'll see if last season was just a flash in the pan or not. Unlikely, because he and Cisse do look class, but you never know.
How come no club wanted him? He's lethal when playing as a striker.
Clubs might've forgotten about him once Pardew shifted him on the wing and stopped scoring, all the attention focused on Cisse.
I'm more surprised that Ba didn't apply for a transfer request, I would've done it if I was at his place
What a relief. Looking forward to Ba and Cisse continuing at the club.
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