Confusion Surrounds This Newcastle Winger

Newcastle have so far managed to move seven players out and bring in five new (senior) players this summer, but that includes Remy Cabella who we assume has moved to Marseille.

But there has been no official confirmation from either club of the completion of the permanent deal.

We have Remy Cabella down as having moved for around £7.5M and that became automatic once he had played 12 games for Marseille during his loan move last season.

Last season he played 42 times for Marseille with 6 goals and in the one unsuccessful season he had at Newcastle he played 34 times with one goal and two assists.

remy Cabella

Remy Cabella – is he now a Marseille player?

The deal could only be completed once the transfer window officially opened on July 1st, but no word on the status of the player from the club – unless he was officially signed during January?

Cabella played in Marseille’s first friendly against Swiss Super League side Lausanne on Tuesday night, which the French club lost 2-1.

On Wikipedia and web-sites he is down as a Marseille player who moved in 2016 from Newcastle United.

When will Newcastle announce the deal officially?

Here’s the transfer activity at Newcastle so far this summer with the transfer fees being our best estimates.

Matz Sels£4.5MKAA Gent
Dwight Gayle£10MCrystal Palace
Matt Ritchie£10MBournemouth
Jesus Gamez£1.5MAtletico Madrid
Isaac Hayden£2.5MArsenal
Grant Hanley£5.5MBlackburn
Ciaran Clark£5MAston Villa
Mohamed Diame£4.5MHull City
DeAndre Yedlin£5MTottenham
Daryl Murphy£3MIpswich Town
Achraf Lazaar£3MPalermo
Christian AtsuLoan - seasonChelsea
Transfer Fees In£54.5M
Gabby ObertanReleasedAnzhi Makhachkala
Sylvain MarveauxReleasedLorient
Steven TaylorReleasedPortland Timbers
Fabricio ColocciniReleasedSan Lorenzo
Andros Townsend£13MCrystal Palace
Remy Cabella£7.5MMarseille
Papiss Cisse£2.5MShandong Luneng
Gini Wijnaldum£25MLiverpool
Florian ThauvinLoan - seasonMarseille
Siem de JongLoan - seasonPSV
Kevin MbabuLoan - seasonBSC Young Boys
Henri SaivetLoan - seasonSt. Etienne
Daryl Janmaat£7.5MWatford
Tim KrulLoan - JanuaryAjax
Tim KrulLoan from JanuaryAZ Alkmaar
Gael BigirimanaFreeCoventry City
Adam ArmstrongLoan - seasonBarnsley
Emmanuel RiviereLoan - seasonCA Osasuna
Jamie SterryLoan - JanuaryCoventry City
Haris VuckicLoan - JanuaryBradford City
Sammy AmeobiLoan - JanuaryBolton Wanderers
Moussa Sissoko£30MTottenham Hotspur
Transfer Fees Out£85.5M
Net Spend-£31M

8 comments so far


    Jul 14, 2016 at 9:08 AM

    Comment #1

    i thought cabella left in january coz he met the required 12 games before christmas….remember reading something along those lines anyway.

  • martoon

    Jul 14, 2016 at 9:13 AM

    Comment #2

    Well Ed he is not listed on the official site


    Jul 14, 2016 at 9:15 AM

    Comment #3

    apparently sat is decision day for hanley,if he wants a move he should have a word or put in a transfer request…he’ll soon make up the money he’ll lose in signing on fee in wages.


    Jul 14, 2016 at 9:18 AM

    Comment #4

    wonder if thats what they want sissoko to do,put in a transfer request??

  • lesh

    Jul 14, 2016 at 9:34 AM

    Comment #5


    Sissoko’s stated he wants away and in that situation he should submit a formal transfer request. Why on earth he feels he should receive a cut of a fee beats me.

    The Club’s right to play hardball with him.


    Jul 14, 2016 at 9:44 AM

    Comment #6

    sissoko wont he’ll most likely just bitch on and play the sympathy card…then probs go on strike…not return when he should.

  • giimps

    Jul 14, 2016 at 10:38 AM

    Comment #7

    Can’t really put in a transfer request if there have been no bids

  • giimps

    Jul 14, 2016 at 10:39 AM

    Comment #8

    And he’s still on his jollies,


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