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Ba happy at Newcastle

Demba Ba has played down speculation he could leave Newcastle United this summer.

• Pardew sure Ba is happy

Ba, 27, netted 16 goals for Newcastle in the Premier League last season after joining from West Ham United on a free transfer, and reports emerged of a buy-out clause in his contract that would allow other clubs to sign him for a bargain fee.

It is reported that Newcastle are currently in talks with the player over a new deal, though, and Ba has assured fans that he is happy at the club.

"What can I say? The fans see me on the pitch in a Newcastle shirt - that's my message to them," he told the Evening Chronicle. "In the papers there's been a lot of rubbish!

"Like I said on Twitter, it's just rumours. People talk, but what I can say is that none of the teams that have been talked about have approached me. I'm still a Newcastle United player.

"Life is brilliant - I always have a smile on my face. That's how I am. Football is my job, but it's also a lot of fun for me. If it wasn't, I wouldn't do it. I enjoy putting on a black and white shirt."

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