Newcastle United are being linked with a transfer deadline day move for Sochaux attacking midfielder Ryad Boudebouz.

The 22-year old French-born Algerian international is being targeted for a late bid by the Toon according to The Times.

Boudebouz was being chased by Marseille but a move to the Stade Velodrome fell over and it is believed that Alan Pardew is pondering another swoop for a little known French Ligue 1 player.

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