Manchester United are eyeing Newcastle United playmaker Yohan Cabaye. The Mirror says United are planning a summer swoop for £20million Toon star Cabaye.

The Old Trafford outfit are ­weighing up a bid for the French midfield star, 27, as they look to find a ­successor to Paul Scholes.

Sir Alex Ferguson had his most ­trusted scout - brother ­Martin - at St James' Park for the ­Magpies' ­Europa League clash with Benfica on ­Thursday.