Cheick Tiote: "Last season was not the best for Newcastle.
"It was a hard season in the Europa League and the Premier League but we've had some time off to rest now.
"It was really difficult for all the team but when you see the season, the most important thing was just to stay in the Premer League.
"That's what we did and now we need to prepare and be ready for the next season.
"When we look at last season, we cannot imagine to have the same season as this next year so I think it will be better."
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