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Yohan Cabaye signs for PSG, Luuk De Jong joins Geordies

Updated: Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 18:12 | Comments

Yohan Cabaye has signed at PSG for the 'ambitious project' taking place in Paris
Yohan Cabaye has signed at PSG for the 'ambitious project' taking place in Paris

Paris St Germain have confirmed the signing of Yohan Cabaye from Newcastle.

The France midfielder has penned a three-and-a-half-year contract at the Parc des Princes.

The Ligue 1 champions said in a statement: "Paris St Germain is delighted to announce the transfer of Yohan Cabaye to the capital club from Newcastle United until June 2017. He will wear the number four jersey."

Meanwhile, Newcastle have announced the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach striker Luuk de Jong on loan for the remainder of the season, with an option to buy in the summer.

"I was won over by the ambitious project at Paris St Germain and I can't wait to join this exceptional squad." - Cabaye

PSG had a £14million bid for Cabaye rejected by the Magpies on Sunday but the Ligue 1 champions have now secured the services of the 28-year-old.

Neither club have revealed the price final tag for Cabaye - with Newcastle announcing the sale for "an undisclosed fee" on their website - but reports in France on Wednesday suggest PSG have paid in the region of £20million.

Cabaye said of his move: "I was won over by the ambitious project at Paris St Germain and I can't wait to join this exceptional squad and help the team reach its objectives in France and in Europe."

Twenty-three-year-old De Jong who will wear the number 18 shirt at Newcastle.

De Jong said in a statement: "Newcastle is a great club and I have a good feeling about it. I am very impressed with the stadium and training ground and have been made to feel very welcome by everyone I have met."

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