Hector Cabella acts as his son's agent and he claims the Geordies are in talks over a £12.3million move for the Montpellier schemer.
He told Actuafoot.fr: "Yes we are negotiating for Rémy - and yes he will join Newcastle this winter."
Cabella would be the 13th Frenchman in Newcastle's squad if he makes the move. He has scored six goals for Montpellier this season.
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