There are rumors circulating on the internet that Newcastle are ready to announce their third signing very soon, maybe Monday, but exactly who the player may be is not known.
Remy Cabella - have we signed him?
The web-site NUFC Fans – which is part of the NUFC Fans United organization are reporting this – but of course how true the news is we have no idea, but maybe they have some good inside information?
It will be interesting to see if any of the local papers report anything on this today or tomorrow.
In these transfer windows, there are all kinds of rumors that go around, and Newcastle are linked with so many players it’s always difficult to know which stories are accurate – most of them are not.
It looks like it could even be a young French player – and maybe it’s one of the French youngsters we’ve been after for some time, and he may have already passed his medical.
The report suggests that Newcastle officials have done the deal in France over the last few days – so the interesting question will be - is it a senior signing?
If it is, it could be any one of a number of players including Montpellier winger Remy Cabella, Lyon central midfielder Clement Grenier or Lyon striker Bafe Gomis – so if it is one of those targets – that would be a major signing for the club.
Maybe even young Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette?
And it would also be timely, because over the last few days or so there has been some negative publicity about Newcastle being so miserly in the transfer market, and the club have again been ridiculed by that 70 year-old Montpellier Chairman – Louis Nicollin – who has said Newcastle are treating them like idiots.
Either Remy Cabella or Clement Grenier would be great signings for us.