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Newcastle fans react as Cyprien asking price is reportedly slashed

Paris Saint-Germain v OGC Nice - Ligue 1
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Newcastle fans react as Cyprien asking price is reportedly slashed

Newcastle United fans have been reacting to a report that Nice have halved their asking price for Wylan Cyprien.

L’Equipe have claimed (via GFFN) the Ligue 1 side are now having to demand less for the 25-year-old, who is into the final year of his contract at the club.

Cyprien was initially valued at €20 million/£18 million at the start of the summer by sporting director Julian Fournier, but he is supposedly now on the market for €10 million/£9 million.

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Newcastle would supposedly be keen to do a deal if that price drops further.

Cyprien is a player that has been linked with Newcastle several times in the past.

For one reason or another the Magpies have never properly pursued the former French U21 international.

But it could be a case of watch this space now, with Nice clearly needing to lower their demands or risk losing the player for nothing.

Cyprien is a player that make a great deal of difference to Newcastle’s midfield, which was criticised for its performance against Brighton at the weekend.

Paris Saint-Germain v OGC Nice - Ligue 1

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The star can perform a number of different roles, but appears to be a very good ball-carrying box-to-box type.

Amid the claims he is going cheap, Newcastle fans demanded on social media he be signed:

 
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