Sochaux are in contact with Newcastle United for Sylvain Marveaux.

The Frenchman is working his way back from injury, but has struggled to convince manager Alan Pardew he warrants a regular start when fit.

Sochaux are hoping to take Marveaux back to France in January on a six-month loan.

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