PSG agree deal for Cabaye

  • Last Updated: January 27 2014, 22:55 GMT

Newcastle and Paris Saint-Germain have reached an agreement in principle over the transfer of midfielder Yohan Cabaye to the Ligue 1 club.

Cabaye (l): Set to leave Newcastle and head back to France
Cabaye (l): Set to leave Newcastle and head back to France

Press Association Sport understands the French side, who had a £14million bid rejected on Sunday, have made an improved offer and will now seek to tie up a deal subject to personal terms and a medical.

The news will come as a blow, if not a surprise, to manager Alan Pardew, who admitted on Monday afternoon he was not confident of retaining the services of the 28-year-old France international after PSG formalised their interest.

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