Newcastle's £12m flop Florian Thauvin flies to Marseille on private jet to rejoin old club

Florian Thauvin
Florian Thauvin

Florian Thauvin is set to rejoin former club Olympique Marseille.

The winger flew to France today as the club's completed the formalities of a six-month loan deal.

Thauvin, a long-time target of chief scout Graham Carr, only joined Newcastle United in August.

But the 23-year-old' struggled to make any kind of impression at St James's Park and became unsettled on Tyneside late last year.

French media pictured pictured a private jet at Marseille Provence Airport said to have taken Thauvin to France.