Montpellier Chairman Laurent Nicollin has confirmed to local paper Midi Libre that he has agreed a deal with Newcastle to sell attacking midfielder Remy Cabella but not before June of 2014.
He had the following to say:
‘We have agreed a deal with Newcastle, something I will not go into. However, the deal does not include the departure of Remy Cabella before June. That is a certainty.’
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Newcastle therefore appear to have an agreement in principle to sign attacking midfielder Remy Cabella from Montpellier this summer.
Get French Football News understands that Montpellier and Newcastle have not actually agreed a specific fee for Remy Cabella yet, and that is something that they will work on in the coming months. What is in place is that Montpellier have agreed to transfer the player to Newcastle this summer according to the Chairman.