Newcastle face Barcelona, Juventus competition for Debuchy

Newcastle United face stiff competition for Lille fullback Mathieu Debuchy. Toon boss Alan Pardew remains hopeful of signing the France international when the market reopens in January.

Newcastle United face stiff competition for Lille fullback Mathieu Debuchy.

Toon boss Alan Pardew remains hopeful of signing the France international when the market reopens in January.

However, Debuchy is also emerging as a target for European heavyweights Barcelona and Juventus, both of which are in the market for a versatile defensive signing.

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