After being paid off early by Newcastle, Sylvain Marveaux has now found a new club.

The winger/midfielder signing a one year deal with FC Lorient after passing his medical.

The summer of 2010/11 saw Sylvain Marveaux sign a five year contract at St James Park, arriving from Rennes.

Not quite five years later, Newcastle paid up the contracts of both Marveaux and Gabriel Obertan and sent them packing before the end of last season and their contracts at last coming to a close on 30 June 2016.

In those five long years of Premier League wages paid out by Newcastle, Sylvain Marveaux only started 13 Premier League matches, scoring one goal.

In the final three years and two months of his time at NUFC, the French winger only started two league games.

No news on Obertan finding a new home as yet…

FC Lorient finished 15th in France’s top division last season.