Report: Newcastle reject Cabaye bid

  • By: Graeme Bailey
  • Last Updated: January 26 2014, 15:54 GMT

Newcastle have rejected a £14million offer from Paris Saint-Germain for Yohan Cabaye, Sky Sports understands.

Yohan Cabaye: Wanted by Paris Saint-Germain
Yohan Cabaye: Wanted by Paris Saint-Germain

Yohan Cabaye

4. Yohan Cabaye

Title Number
Appearances 7 (7)
Goals 1
Assists 0
Yellows 4
Reds 1
*Current Season

PSG boss Laurent Blanc has never hidden his admiration for Cabaye, who he handed a debut to whilst coach of the France national side.

Earlier this week, Blanc confirmed PSG's desire to land a midfielder this month, and he highlighted Cabaye and Roma's Miralem Pjanic as his preferred options.

PSG, who enquired about Cabaye earlier this month, have now cemented their interest by making a firm offer for the 28-year-old.

However, their £14million offer is way short of Newcastle's valuation which is over £20million.

Newcastle have insisted that they are not looking to sell any players this month - although they have never denied that every player has a price.

Cabaye has two years left on his current deal at St James' Park, although under FIFA rules he could in theory buy out the remainder of his own contract this summer.


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