Marseille reject Newcastle bid for attacking midfielder

first_img Newcastle target Florian Thauvin 1 Marseille have rejected a bid from Newcastle for Florian Thauvin.The attacking midfielder was expected to be on the move this summer as Marseille try to balance their books.Clubs in Germany have made enquires but Newcastle are reportedly the frontrunners after positive scout reports.However, according to La Provence, they have been rebuffed in their approach by both the club and player.Marseille view Newcastle’s offer of £12m plus Remy Cabella on loan for the season as unacceptable and have flat out rejected the offer.It is also said that Thauvin is not keen on a move to Newcastle and would prefer to stay and fight for his place.last_img read more