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Newcastle United star Yohan Cabaye will be staying put at St. James' Park this season after he was told by Alan Pardew that he would not be allowed to leave, say the Daily Star.

Arsenal had been consistently linked with the unsettled France international and Manchester United reportedly enquired into the possibility of signing him late on transfer deadline day.

However, having made his first appearance of the season for Newcastle in their 1-0 home victory over Fulham on Sunday, the 27-year-old could not push through a move before the window closed on Monday evening.

Earlier in the summer, Arsene Wenger had come in with a £10 million bid for the midfielder which was labelled as "derisory" and rejected out of hand.

Further to the low price - the Magpies valuation is at over £20 million - Pardew had issue with the timing of the bid which came on the day of their first game of the season, which they went on to lose 4-0 to Manchester City.

Manchester United were reported to be setting up a late bid for Cabaye as they scrambled to confirm a big money signing in their midfield, however they eventually claimed the signature of Marouane Fellaini, with Arsenal scooping up Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid for £42 million.

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