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Police seize prem footballer’s £160 000 car

By Dan Quarrell

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has not enjoyed the best season and it has just got worse after his Bentley Continental was seized by police.

Papiss Cisse forced to walk home after police tow away his supercar.
Papiss Cisse forced to walk home after police tow away his supercar.

Cisse, who was banned for seven matches over a spitting row involving Jonny Evans earlier in the season, had his £160,000 car taken away after motoring offences in Newcastle.

The Senegalese striker, who has scored 11 times in 21 games for the struggling Magpies so far this season, was stopped by police in Darras Hall, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.

Cisse, who has 41 goals to his name in 107 appearances for Newcastle, was pictured walking away from the scene after being stopped.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: “At 1.30pm on Thursday a vehicle was uplifted for road traffic offences in Edge Hill Road, Darras Hall.”

The Chronicle has quoted an eyewitness as saying, “I was doing a job in Darras Hall and I saw about four police cars around this car.

“It was Cisse’s Bentley Continental and it was being loaded onto a recovery lorry.

“I saw him just walk off up the road after he’d spoken to police, he didn’t seem angry but he had to walk home.

“He’s just lost a car worth at least £150,000.”

According to the paper, a spokeswoman for Newcastle United declined to comment on the incident. EuroSport