Liverpool are keen on the Frenchman, who could add creativity to the midfield at Anfield.
The club would consider trying to use Andy Carroll as a makeweight in the deal, with Newcastle keen on their former forward.
What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!
Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.
Newcastle United are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Championship for the second time in the past eight years.