Sport Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

French league champions had seen a £14m bid rejected but appear to have made a breakthrough in negotiations to open personal terms with the French midfielder

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

Transfer news: Newcastle's Alan Pardew braced for battle with PSG over Yohan Cabaye

Having seen Andy Carroll join Liverpool for £35m at the 11th hour back in 2011, Alan Pardew knows just how unpredictable the last day of the January transfer window can be. So it was no surprise that the Newcastle United manager was not exactly sanguine about his prospects of holding on to the club’s star midfielder Yohan Cabaye this week in the face of sustained interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

Yohan Cabaye is a target for Paris Saint-Germain

Transfer news: Paris Saint-Germain have £14m bid for Newcastle midfielder target Yohan Cabaye rejected

Manchester United have also been interested in the 28-year-old

Luuk De Jong, Netherlands

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Cabaye celebrates his goal

Transfer news: Alan Pardew hopeful Newcastle United can hold on to Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle boss wants to keep star midfielder at St James Park

Nemanja Vidic (left) and Robin van Persie react with dismay as Manchester United lose at home again

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The Magpies have not won at Old Trafford since 1972

Alan Pardew hopes the fans will think he acted with 'dignity and respect'

Swansea v Newcastle: Alan Pardew encourages Magpies to dream of top-half finish

Newcastle appear to have turned a corner after a slow start to the season

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has admitted he is trying his best to keep the traditions set by Sir Bobby Robson alive

Swansea v Newcastle: Alan Pardew admits he is doing his best to uphold the Magpies' traditions set by Sir Bobby Robson

Pardew hopes that fans will look back on last season's scrape with relegation and see that he handled it with 'dignity and respect', after admitting Robson is the 'beacon' of managing on Tyneside

Market Report: Sports Direct share price gets a kicking

Punters were taking the lead from Sports Direct chiefs yesterday as they dumped the retailer’s shares. Investors decided that the chief executive and finance director of the sportswear chain must know a thing or two about when to sell. Last week it emerged chief executive Dave Forsey and finance director Bob Mellors cashed out their bonus scheme options. The shares edged back on Friday but yesterday the stock bore the brunt of investors’ change of heart and it was the worst faller on the FTSE 100.

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Fabricio Coloccini reveals dressing room inquest following Newcastle defeat against Hull

The Magpies were stunned 3-2 by the promoted side

Newcastle director of football Joe Kinnear

Joe Kinnear defends lack of activity in the transfer market after return ads Newcastle director of football

The Magpies' former manager was criticised for failing to make a permanent first-team signing having been given the task of looking after player recruitment

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Former defender Steve Howey predicts season of struggle for Newcastle

The Magpies made few advances in the transfer market

Alan Pardew claims Joe Kinnear had worked hard to secure new players

Comment: Alan Pardew defends Joe Kinnear but fails to hide the significant cracks in Newcastle foundations

Loan signing of Loic Remy was the only new arrival at St James' Park this summer

Joe Kinnear and potential signing Douglas

Transfer news: Newcastle fail to land any deadline day signings despite Joe Kinnear claims

Loic Remy on loan was the club's best deal of the summer

Mathieu Debuchy of Newcastle and Morecambe's Kevin Ellison

Morecambe 0 Newcastle United 2 match report: Ameobis' late show rescues Magpie's Capital One Cup dreams

Newcastle United have trawled the globe in a so far fruitless search for a new striker but on the evidence of this hard-fought defeat of Morecambe tonight, the solution may lie closer to home.

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