During a recent interview with Ghana Web, the 25-year-old suggested that he was closing in on a move to the Premier League as a deal was “90 per cent done”.
He also admitted that playing in England was his “dream” and that he hoped a transfer would be pushed through during the summer window.
Acquah has, however, now contradicted himself by insisting that the “reports” of an imminent switch are wrong – despite linking to the video in which he himself claims as much.
He has been with his current club since 2015 and penned a four-year contract upon his arrival.
Newcastle are, however, in the market for new recruits as they prepare for life back in the English top-flight.
Acquah’s top level experience, both domestically and internationally, was believed to have made him a target for Rafa Benitez, but it now remains to be seen whether a bemusing tale will result in a transfer when the window re-opens.