Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez says he is not intending to sell star midfielders Moussa Sissoko or Georginio Wijnaldum, with reportedly no bids on the table for either player. Fjällräven Kånken Rea . Wijnaldum is currently training with the Magpies squad at Maynooth, just outside Dublin, while Sissoko has been given time off after being involved with the France squad which reached the final of Euro 2016. Dutchman Wijnaldum has been valued at around £27m, although Benitez is adamant he is not interested in talking cash. Moussa Sissoko playing for France against Portugal in the final of Euro 2016 The Spaniard told Sky Sports News HQ: We want to keep them, so I will not talk about money. We want the right balance and we will make the right decision for the club.He also praised Wijnaldum who Benitez stressed is completely focused on being in good mental and physical shape going into the new campaign.Benitez added: Hes a professional. A very good player, which we know. Hes training well, which is good for him and also for the team.Ive had these situations in the past with players. Some can get disappointed, but we are a group of professionals and still they have to keep working. Georginio Wijnaldum: Newcastle want around £27m for the Dutchman Newcastle have already splashed out around £30m on five new players, with the club in talks to sign 24-year-old Blackburn defender Grant Hanley.Rovers are allegedly seeking close to £6m for the Scotsman and, talking generally about adding more players to his squad, Benitez went on: We want to sign as soon as possible. We have a plan. Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says he is happy with his squad, but will look to add to it if the right player becomes available. We already have players with Championship experience. They know what it takes to get promotion and fight every week - and play two games a week. All we need is to bring in some players.Two players who have already left are former skipper and central defender Fabricio Coloccini, 34, who has returned home to Argentina, and Andros Townsend - a summer signing for Premier League club Crystal Palace.Newcastle open their Championship season with a trip to Craven Cottage to face Fulham on Friday, August 5, a match you can watch live on Sky Sports 1. Also See: Hanley will cost Toon ￡6m Sissoko wants to leave Hayden joins Magpies Newcastle fixtures Kånken Ryggsäck Stor . Strasburg (1-1) got 14 consecutive outs in one stretch and allowed only three hits, including Marcell Ozunas homer in the seventh. The right-handers lone walk was to the last batter he faced. Washingtons starter Wednesday, Jordan Zimmermann, left after a career-low 1 2-3 innings, leaving the bullpen "taxed," as manager Matt Williams put it. Kånken Mini Ryggsäck .com) - Nino Williams posted 18 points and seven rebounds, as Kansas State edged No. http://www.fjallravenkankensverige.com/ . Dr. James Andrews is to operate next week on the 24-year-old pitcher, who made the AL All-Star team last year. Moore will be the first Rays pitcher to undergo Tommy John surgery since Jason Isringhausen in June 2009. BALTIMORE -- The Tampa Bay Rays are doing a good job of creating some separation between themselves and the Baltimore Orioles, while at the same time tracking down the Boston Red Sox in the AL East. Even though its not September yet, the Rays dont intend to wait around to make their run at the top. Alex Cobb took a two-hitter into the seventh inning, Matt Joyce drove in three runs and Tampa Bay beat the Orioles 7-4 Tuesday night for its sixth win in seven games. Wil Myers had two hits and two RBIs for the Rays, who are percentage points ahead of Boston in the AL East after the Red Sox lost to the Giants later Tuesday night. Tampa Bay has won the first two games of this series between AL East rivals and can complete a sweep Wednesday night. "Its very big for where were at in the division and the fact were chasing the Red Sox a little bit and also trying to create some distance, because we know the Os and the Yankees are very capable and very tough competitors," said Ben Zobrist, who had two hits and an RBI. "We dont anticipate it being any sort of easy road to the end of September and weve got to battle. This is two great wins for us to start off." The Orioles, on the other hand, have lost six of eight and are in danger of being overtaken by the surging Yankees. "Its not the position we would prefer to find ourselves in after the first two games of the series, thats for sure, but theres still plenty of baseball left for us to make up some ground," said Nate McLouth, who went 0 for 5. "Its not ideal at all, but we wont let this game affect (Wednesdays) game." Cobb (8-2) was making his second start since being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Kansas Citys Eric Hosmer on June 15. The right-hander allowed two runs, one earned, three hits and four walks in six-plus innings to win his fifth straight decision. "The curveball really helped me out early on," Cobb said. "My changeup started working a little bit so I established that I was going to throw in and out with the fastball early and I got them to expand the zone a few times with my off-speed pitches." Cobb left after Baltimore used two walks and a single to load the bases with no outs in the seventh. Alex Torres goot Brian Roberts to hit into a run-scoring double play before striking out McLouth to keep the Rays ahead 3-2. Kånken Ryggsäck Rea. "They brought in that lefty with that really good changeup to come in and do exactly what he did and thats why theyre such a tough team," McLouth said. "Because they can make life pretty tough on you." Joyce doubled in two runs in the ninth off T.J. McFarland and Myers added a broken-bat, two-run single off Jim Johnson. Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer in the bottom half before Fernando Rodney entered and got three outs for his 29th save. Orioles starter Miguel Gonzalez (8-6) gave up three runs, two earned, eight hits and four walks in 5 2-3 innings. The right-hander is 0-3 in five starts since July 20. One night after getting 15 hits in a 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay, Baltimore managed only five hits, four of them singles. "We didnt get any hits. Thats obvious," manager Buck Showalter said. "If you want to look for a reason, I personally look at Cobb, who was tough. We didnt do much off him tonight. I think that was it in a nutshell." The Rays have won seven of eight against the Orioles to take an 8-5 lead in the season series. The two teams with the fewest errors in the majors each gave up an unearned run in the second inning. In the top half, Joyce walked, advanced on an errant pickoff throw by Gonzalez and scored on a two-out bloop by Yunel Escobar. Baltimore tied it when Evan Longoria muffed a grounder and Flaherty singled in a run with two outs. Tampa Bay went up 3-1 in the third. After Desmond Jennings walked and scored on a double by Zobrist, Longoria singled and Joyce delivered a sacrifice fly. Gonzalez worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth by getting James Loney to bounce into a double play. NOTES: Zobrist moved into a fifth-place tie with B.J. Upton on the teams career RBI list with 447. Aubrey Huff is in fourth with 449. ... Jeremy Hellickson, whos 8-3 lifetime against Baltimore, starts for Tampa Bay in the series finale Wednesday night. LH Wei-Yin Chen will pitch for Baltimore. ... The Orioles had won five straight over the Rays with Gonzalez as the starter. ... McLouth is hitless in his last 17 at-bats. ' ' '