• Premier League

Cabaye not close to PSG move

ESPN staff
August 21, 2013
Yohan Cabaye did not feature for Newcastle against Manchester City © PA Photos

Yohan Cabaye is not on the brink of joining Paris Saint-Germain, a source close to the player has told ESPN.

Arsenal saw a bid in the region of £10 million for Cabaye rejected by Newcastle on Monday. However Cabaye was left out of Newcastle's squad for their 4-0 loss at Manchester City.

Alan Pardew was particularly scathing about the timing of the offer, as Arsenal look to bolster their squad before the close of the transfer window on September 2.

It was reported by the Independent and Daily Mail on Wednesday that PSG could scupper Arsenal's attempts to land Cabaye, who signed for Newcastle for around £3 million from Lille in 2011.

Cabaye is understood to be keen on a move to the Emirates Stadium with negotiations ongoing, amid reports Newcastle are seeking nearer £20 million for his services.

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