Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has insisted that the club have received no transfer bids so far this summer for French midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
Cabaye, 27, has been an influential figure at St. James' Park since arriving from Lille in June 2011, and his consistently excellent form has seen him strongly linked with a move away from the north east.
Yet despite reigning Premier League champions Manchester United and French title holders Paris Saint-Germain reportedly holding an interest in the player, Pardew has claimed the club have received no offers whatsoever for their star man.
He told The Chronicle: "As it stands at the moment, there have still been no offers. He remains our player and myself and the fans would love to see him stay come September and still be in a black and white shirt. For me, of course I want to keep him."
However, although Pardew was firm that no concrete bids had yet been tabled for Cabaye, he did concede that if Newcastle received a big offer for the player then they would be forced to consider it.
"If one of the big clubs comes with a massive offer we will have to react to that," Pardew added. "We've had that before with Andy Carroll and it was a tricky time to lose Andy when we did. We managed to overcome that but you don't want to make it a habit."
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