Florian Thauvin has passed his Newcastle United medical this afternoon.

With French newspaper  La Provence confirming that the player then put his signature to a contract that will see him receive 3m euros annually at St James Park.

La Provence say that an official announcement will be made by the club(s) any time soon, with the formal confirmation of Remy Cabella’s loan also expected tonight.

Earlier this afternoon, beIN SPORTS reported that the Newcastle midfielder’s loan (with compulsory 9m euros permanent deal once he’s played a certain number of games) had gone through after he passed his medical.

The Florian Thauvin deal is reported to be 17m euros plus 3m euros in bonuses, depending on the winger’s progress.

No doubt there is every chance that the two clubs will be making the announcements at an agreed time.

Marseille having had a busy day as they unveiled former Real Madrid Captain, Michel, as their new manager.