Newcastle United chiefs are in talks with Yohan Cabaye's camp to keep him at the club.

The Daily Mail says Cabaye was left out of Monday night's 4-0 thrashing at Manchester City, but they are reluctant to do business with Arsenal.

Toon owner Mike Ashley revealed that Cabaye was his favourite Newcastle player and a contingent from Newcastle flew to Paris to meet Cabaye's representatives on Tuesday.

They are also prepared to meet PSG officials over their interest in the midfielder.

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