Newcastle hopeful of resigning Demba Ba - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Recent reports are suggesting Newcastle are interested in resigning their former player Demba Ba.
The Chelsea striker left Newcastle during the January transfer window last season, but has so far failed to make much of an impact for the Europa League winners – scoring just six goals in 22 games.
Manager Jose Mourinho has hinted the Senegalese international could be sold this summer, but with no strikers coming in to Chelsea, his departure may be delayed.
Newcastle have needed a consistent goalscorer – with Papiss Cisse firing blanks for the side. Their pursuit for goals led them to sign Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy on a season-long loan, and they were in the market for Aston Villa’s Darren Bent, before he chose to join Fulham.
Olympique Lyonnais striker Bafetimbi Gomis is also a target for the Magpies, but a deal to sign him has been on and off on multiple occasions.
Remy is the side’s only recru...