The Senegalese forward has a clause in his contract which would allow him to leave the Magpies should a £7 million bid for his services be tabled.However, Pardew believes the 27-year-old is likely to sign a new deal with the Tyneside outfit should he remain beyond the end of the upcoming window.
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Pardew told reporters: "I think he will stay, but there's a possibility he could go because of the clause that's still in force.
"Really and truly this window is the key, I think, because if Demba goes in this window, it will cause us a problem. We will either move Demba on or we will secure him in the summer.
"In the summer - I won't let it run until the summer. I'll do something about it."