Speculation surrounding Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has intensified over the past seven days, with the Magpies’ No. 9 on course for a preseason showdown with his club.
As suggested by Graeme Yorke of the Daily Mail, the Senegal international has taken issue with the team’s new shirt sponsor and will allegedly refuse to wear next season’s kit.
The 28-year-old, who has netted 26 times in 61 games for the Geordies, is also set to ask for a pay rise ahead of the new 2013-14 campaign, according to The Independent's Martin Hardy.
With doubts now clouding his future on Tyneside, and with Sky Sports reporting interest in the player from the Russian Premier League, we take a look at five clubs that could be ready to pounce should Newcastle decide to offload the forward.