There is a report in the Evening Chronicles today that says Newcastle are not too worried about the comments Yohan Cabaye made to French TV channel Canal+ last week about Manchester United.
Yohan Cabaye challenging Neymar in Brazil last night
Yohan was asked about potential interest from the Red Devils and Cabaye gushed that it would be an interesting challenge for him if indeed they came after him and that he had always admired the club.
But Manchester United are one of the biggest three clubs in the world, along with the massive two Spanish sides, Real Madrid and Barcelona, and which player wouldn’t want tot join them – if they came in for him?
Come think of it that Joe Magpie guy would probably say Newcastle were a close fourth, so why would Yohan ever want to leave Newcastle United to join Manchester United?
Unlike Demba Ba, there is no release in Yohan’s contract at Newcastle, and therefore it would take an Andy Carroll like bid for Mike Ashley to allow Cabaye to leave Newcastle, especially when the Frenchmen is Ashley’s favorite player at the club.
Of course that interview on Canal+ was big news last week, and Yohan talked about a lot of things, and in truth most if it was positive about Newcastle, and he said he did his very best when he was captain of the side, although the results were not good.
And with Yohan not having a particularly good season last term, it’s unlikely clubs would be willing to pay out £25M to get him thus summer – and that’s likely to be the fee Mike Ashley would demand – in cool cash up front too.
That’s why it’s very likely he will be with us come September.
What do you think?
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