Newcastle new-boy Emmanuel Riviere insists he has learnt a lot from World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez.
Emmanuel Riviere is hoping his move to Newcastle can help him force his way into the France squad.
Newcastle have signed French striker Emmanuel Riviere from Monaco for an undisclosed fee.
Striker Emmanuel Riviere has passed a medical at Newcastle ahead of his move from Monaco, Sky sources understand.
Alan Pardew says Newcastle, who lost 2-1 at Oldham on Tuesday, are closer to signing Daryl Janmaat from Feyenoord.
Claudio Ranieri admitted his Monaco side have been "dependent" on the goals of Radamel Falcao and Emmanuel Riviere.
Monaco swooped on Ligue 1 side Toulouse to bring in forward Emmanuel Riviere.
Toulouse have confirmed that Emmanuel Riviere will not return to action until 2012 after suffering a thigh injury.
Goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier claims he spurned interest from Manchester City in favour of a St Etienne move.
Emmanuel Riviere has confessed that he is looking to secure a move to Toulouse this summer.
Emmanuel Riviere says he is flattered by Arsenal's reported interest in his services.
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