The 30-year-old has never fully convinced at Newcastle United and appears set for a return to Ligue 1 with Lille.
Vurnon Anita and Yoan Gouffran's contracts at Newcastle United are both set to expire at the end of the season.
Yoan Gouffran has scored four goals in 20 Championship appearances for Newcastle United so far this season.
All is not well at St James' Park and below-par performances from key players is hardly helping.
The Newcastle United winger could leave St. James' Park for nothing next summer.
The Magpies are back in action against Birmingham after the City Ground horror show.
Rafael Benitez has confirmed that he spoke to three Newcastle players about their contracts.
Newcastle have been in awesome form this campaign, with the Magpies sitting top of the Championship after 16 games, and this pair have been a big part of that run.
Newcastle United beat Cardiff City 2-1 on Saturday, with Yoan Gouffran's goal turning out to be the winner.
Yoan Gouffran has been a surprise star for Newcastle United this season.
The Championship is notoriously impossible to predict. And, in true second tier fashion, the league's star performers are hardly who we expected.
The French midfielder has had a new lease of life this season under Rafael Benitez.
Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United side are currently second in the Championship table having won their last five league matches.