Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says the Premier League needs to readdress the transfer windows system.
With Arsenal chasing Yohan Cabaye, Pardew now feels Newcastle are in the same situation as Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham, who have both had to fend off unwanted interest in Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney and Gareth Bale respectively.
And he believes it warrants the whole transfer window regulations being looked at again.
"You put him in the Suarez and Bale situation which he has found himself in," he said.
"There is a question about the window being closed before we kick off the Premier League season.
"I know the Premier League asked the European leagues to do it and they wouldn't fall in line.
"But after the summer we have had, the situations we have had, with Rooney as well, it is definitely something they need to put under the microscope again."
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