Florian Thauvin

By Dan King - Newcastle United Digital Editor

Florian Thauvin was in Europa League action on Thursday night as Marseille were beaten 1-0 at home by Athletic Bilbao.

Remy Cabella was suspended for the last-16 tie while Thauvin was on the bench, but he was introduced in the 59th minute.

Five minutes earlier, Aritz Aduriz had scored what proved to be the only goal of the game.

The second leg takes place at San Mamés on Thursday, 25th February.


Remy Cabella - Marseille (season-long loan)

Florian Thauvin - Marseille (loan until end of season)

Sammy Ameobi - Cardiff City (season-long loan)

Haris Vuckic - Wigan Athletic (season-long loan)

Alex Gilliead - Carlisle United (loan until end of season)

Macaulay Gillesphey - Carlisle United (loan until end of season)

Adam Armstrong - Coventry City (loan until end of season)

Gael Bigirimana - Coventry (loan until end of season)

Kyle Cameron - York City (loan until end of season)

Lubomir Satka - York City (loan until March)

Brendan Pearson - Gateshead (one-month youth loan)