Newcastle go for French pair Haidara, Thauvin

Newcastle United are pushing to land two French signings this week.

Newcastle United are pushing to land two French signings this week.

The Evening Chronicle says they have had a bid accepted for Massadio Haidara of Nancy and there have been preliminary discussions over personal terms.

Bastia youngster Florian Thauvin is also wanted to bolster Newcastle’s paper-thin squad and the France under-20 man is said to be available for £1.5m.

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