Debuchy slams Lille for rejecting Newcastle bid

Mathieu Debuchy has slammed Lille for refusing to sell him to Newcastle United.

Lille apparently turned down an improved offer of seven million Euros for the France full-back on Thursday prompting the player to vent his frustrations.

"I called the president and left him a message. I do not understand. One day I said I’m not leaving because I have no replacement,' Debuchy told L'Equipe.

"One day, this is because the supply is insufficient to Newcastle. One day, the coach who is blocking me.

"One day, it was president. I feel that everyone does not have the same speech.

'I’m close to Yohan [Cabaye] and I followed his season. Now I have the chance to play in the best league in the world."