Newcastle United have confirmed the signing of midfielder Remy Cabella from Montpellier on a six-year contract.
Montpellier coach Rolland Courbis has confirmed they are close to agreeing a deal with Newcastle for Remy Cabella.
Newcastle have agreed a fee with French club Montpellier to sign midfielder Remy Cabella, according to Sky sources.
Montpellier have made Paul Lasne their second signing of the summer after recruiting the midfielder from Ajaccio.
Montpellier president Louis Nicollin admits he is relieved that he snubbed a £6.5m bid from Newcastle for Remy Cabella.
Sky Sports understands that Newcastle United are in advanced talks over Jack Colback and Ayoze Perez.
Sky Sports understand Newcastle United are in talks to sign Tenerife striker Ayoze Perez.
Remy Cabella says he will make a decision on his future once he has finished his training with France's World Cup squad.
Sochaux suffered relegation from Ligue 1 for the first time after losing 3-0 to Evian, while PSG beat Montpellier 4-0.
PSG celebrated in style by breaking the record for the most wins in a season with a 4-0 rout of lowly Montpellier.
Title honours may have been decided but Ligue 1 enters its final round with the agenda dominated by the Survival Final.
Paris Saint-Germain celebrated their title triumph with a win over Lille, while St Etienne capitalised with a victory.
Remy Cabella has confirmed he will not be staying at Montpellier next season to raise hopes he could join Newcastle.
Bastia moved into the top half of Ligue 1 following a 2-0 win at Montpellier, who slipped to their second successive defeat.
Saint-Etienne are all but certain of fourth in Ligue 1 after beating Montpellier on Sunday before Marseille beat Lyon.
St Etienne strengthened their grip on fourth place in Ligue 1 with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to Montpellier on Sunday.
Saturday represents the last-chance saloon for both Marseille and Sochaux and their contrasting Ligue 1 ambitions.
Dimitar Berbatov inspired Monaco to a 4-1 win at Ajaccio, while St Etienne edged to a 2-1 win over Evian in Ligue 1.
Late goals from Karim Ait-Fana and Remy Cabella handed Montpellier a 2-1 victory over Toulouse on Saturday night.
PSG could reclaim the Ligue 1 title before kicking a ball this weekend, but can also seal it with victory over Sochaux.
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