Newcastle boss Pardew demands Arsenal get serious about Cabaye

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew hit out at Arsenal after victory over Fulham. Pardew ordered Arsenal to put up or shut up over their pursuit of Yohan Cabaye.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew hit out at Arsenal after victory over Fulham.

Pardew ordered Arsenal to put up or shut up over their pursuit of Yohan Cabaye.

Asked if the former Lille midfielder Pardew had played his last game for the club, said: "I don't know until 11pm [on Monday].

"We have told his agent, 'Look, come on, play the game', because we have got to replace him [if we sell him] and we can't afford to replace him before he goes because we're not sure he is going to go.

"That bid needs to come in, if it's coming in, early. If not, it won't happen - well, I think it won't happen, but you can never tell with this football club.

"We have got replacements in mind, but we need to act quickly if that bid comes in.

"We still hope to get an offensive player in before 11pm [on Monday] and we are working towards that."

 
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