Newcastle agree Massadio Haidara fee

Massadio Haidara has impressed in Ligue 1 this season. Photo: PA

Ligue 1 side Nancy have announced on their official website that they have agreed a fee with Newcastle for defender Massadio Haidara.

The 20-year-old full back has made 17 appearances in Ligue 1 this season and will today head to the north east for a medical.

"After 46 games and two-and-a-half years in the Nancy shirt, Massadio Haidara is leaving his former club for Newcastle United, currently sixteenth in the Premier League," a statement on the club's website read.

"The two clubs have reached an agreement and will finalise the transfer on Tuesday."