The Evening Chronicle says Obertan has had no luck in finding a new club so far this summer.
The former Manchester United man has been available for transfer this summer but nobody has taken on the winger so far with his high wage demands a clear problem.
Alan Pardew is keen to sign a new wide player this summer, but Obertan is not the only unsettled winger at the club at the moment. Sylvain Marveaux is in a similar position and has yet to find a new club despite falling out of favour at United last term.
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