NEWCASTLE UNITED target Clement Grenier is unclear on his future after the Magpies put an offer in to Lyon for the midfielder's services.

The transfer window closes at 11pm on Friday with Newcastle keen to source a replacement for Yohan Cabaye, who joined Paris Saint Germain on Wednesday.

And 23-year-old Grenier is United's priority ahead of the deadline.

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However, speaking at an awards ceremony, Grenier said: "Sometimes we do not have our own destiny in our hands.

"I have not confirmed that, but you know very well that in football, everything goes very fast.

"I can not say what I know and anyway, I do not know lot of things on this issue.

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"Like you, I read the news and I saw my name next to that of Newcastle. But I do not have more information in relation to it.

"The transfer window closes in a few days. We'll see by then. I still have many goals to fulfil collectively and individually with Lyon.

"I also hope to achieve one of my goals, which is to go to the World Cup at the end of the season. So it is not too relevant. In my head, I do not think about the market and any possible transfer rumour."