Marseille and Newcastle United have agreed a deal for Loic Remy to join the Premier League club.
"We have an agreement with Newcastle for the transfer of Remy," Marseille president Vincent Labrune told RMC. "Loic can negotiate with them."
Marseille midfielder Joey Barton also suggested that the deal had been done.
"Good luck to Loic in Newcastle. Don't worry I've told him what to expect. Great guy. Perfect club for him. #toonarmy,” he posted on Twitter.