We had mentioned earlier today there was some bad news on Yohan Cabaye and that he may need an operation to clear up his groin injury. The bad news now is that the injury has turned out to be even worse than first thought.
Yohan Cabaye – may be out until new year?
It seems that Yohan Cabaye was injured while training with the French squad for their game with Italy last week, and he didn’t play in that game, and the initial prognosis – if there is surgery needed – is that he could be out until January.
We don’t know how accurate this is, because there are surgeons who do groin surgeries and the players can come back very quickly, and Michael Owen, when he was at Newcastle had such surgery in Germany, and he played within 10 days, but of course we don’t know how bad Yohan’s groin injury is.
And what Alan Pardew said is that the club will get a second opinion and that surgery may be necessary, but that’s not certain yet.
One of the top groin surgeons is Dr. Ulrike Muschaweck, who operated on both Michael Owen and Oba Martins when they were at Newcastle, and she has her own clinic in Munich, Germany.
We have to hope that Yohan’s groin injury is not too serious, but it’s a bad time to be out injured, as Newcastle have eleven games through January 2nd in all competitions.
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