According to our colleagues at Sud Ouest, Bordeaux’s midfielder Henri Saivet is set to leave the club this month.
Get French Football News has been informed that the player notified manager Willy Sagnol of his desire to leave the club in December.
According to the regional media outlet, Newcastle United will open transfer negotiations with Bordeaux tomorrow, presumably sending a delegation to Bordeaux where they will remain for several days in an attempt to agree a fee.
Bordeaux President Tiraud recently stated that the club would not be keeping players who have made their desire to leave open.
It is also important to note that the player was absent from training this morning.