The Newcastle United centre-back needs to prove his worth before the Magpies have a chance to replace him.
Newcastle United suffered an agonising Premier League defeat to Leicester City at St James' Park on Saturday.
Both of Newcastle's centre backs clearly perform better alongside Jamaal Lascelles, who is now key to the club's success.
Newcastle United are linked with the Ghana international.
Newcastle United lost 4-1 at Manchester United on Saturday.
Rafael Benitez plucked Florian Lejeune from Spanish club Eibar for Newcastle United’s return to the Premier League.
The Newcastle United ace has recently returned to full fitness.
The Tottenham Hotspur ace put the Newcastle United defender out of action for a couple of months after a poorly-timed challenge.
Newcastle United signed Florian Lejeune from Eibar during the summer transfer window.
Newcastle United were beaten 1-0 by Burnley at Turf Moor last night.