French International Mathieu Debuchy Set To Join Alan Pardew’s French Revolution At Newcastle United

Alan Duffy

30th, December 2012

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By Alan Duffy

With Yohan Cabaye, Hatem Ben Arfa, Sylvain Marveaux, and Gabriel Obertan  all currently at the club along with French-born Senegal international Demba Ba and youngsters Romain Amalfitano (French) and Mehdi Abeid (Algerian, French-born), Alan Pardew’s Newcastle has become something of a French Quarter in the north-east.

Now, Pardew is set to add even more top class Gallic talent to the Magpies in the form of Les Bleus right-back Mathieu Debuchy, who looks set to join the club from Lille.

A fine player, Debuchy’s arrival could spell the end of the road for Englishman Danny Simpson, with the full-back’s contract set to expire in the summer anyway.

Interestingly, in that mad 7-3 game at the Emirates on

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