The French media are reporting he is on trial at Newcastle and he could be offered a deal if he impresses.
Not wanting to put the mockers on this report, but the 29-year-old has already had trials at Cardiff and Sheffield United, and neither were impressed.
Pancrate: "I have always wanted to play in this country, and the Championship is a very good league, so let's wait and see."
He also trained with Portsmouth during pre-season, but they too sent him on his way.
He has not played ... or trained at top level ... since last season. So obviously he is well short of match fitness.