Southampton are keen to quickly seal the transfer for PSG midfielder Yohan Cabaye. The Saints are looking to sign a new defensive midfielder as Morgan Schneiderlin is expected to move to Manchester United next week.
The former Newcastle midfielder is looking highly unsettled at Paris as he failed to break into first team at PSG since his move to the club back in 2014. Laurent Blanc is using the player as a late substitute which is effecting his playing time.
The 29-year old has expressed his frustation about his current situation at Paris and has admitted that he would love to move back to Premier League if a right offers comes by. The French international is a long standing target of Arsenal and the Saints are keen to seal the deal in quick time.
The saints have reportedly made official contact with the player’s agent and have started negotiations with the club. Southampton want the negotiations to be quick as they want to ward off interest from Arsenal.
Arsenal are also in the market for a quality defensive midfielder and are interested in the midfielder but are unwilling to bid at this time as they are looking for other targets.