According to Get French Football News, Paris Saint-Germain left back Stanley N'Soki has turned down a move to Newcastle United
The Magpies have added six signings this summer, as Salomon Rondon completed his move to Tyneside on Monday, following the signings of Martin Dubravka, Fabian Schar, Ki Sung-yueng, Kenedy an Yoshinori Muto.
Manager Rafael Benitez remains keen on new additions despite his limited budget, and another left back to challenge Paul Dummett has to be a priority.
The Chronicle report that Paris Saint-Germain's Stanley N'Soki is Benitez's top target, but the Magpies' hopes of sealing a £9million move before Thursday's transfer deadline have taken a major hit.
Get French Football News report that N'Soki has rejected an approach from Newcastle, and seemingly won't be making the move to St. James' Park in the next 48 hours.
It's claimed that N'Soki doesn't want to rush making a Premier League move, and whilst he would love to play in England one day, he isn't ready for that step just yet as he wants to play first-team football.
N'Soki's Paris Saint-Germain isn't secure just yet, as the 19-year-old's youth deal expires in less than 12 months, with the Ligue 1 giants attempting to tie him down beyond 2019.
It now remains to be seen whether Newcastle can identify another left back to target before Thursday's deadline, but Benitez will be gutted to miss out on a top target like N'Soki.