News in the Evening Chronicle today that Newcastle are expecting a bid from Paris St Germain for French International central midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
Yohan Cabaye – PSG about to bid
The report suggests that Newcastle think PSG’s interest in Cabaye is genuine, and of course PSG manager Laurent Blanc has said a number of times this summer that he would like Cabaye at the Paris club.
And Alan Pardew has complained about Blanc talking about players he wants at the Paris club – and that was just before Alan said Newcastle want both Darren Bent and Loic Remy at Newcastle this summer. 😀
It seems fairly simple logic whether Cabaye will leave Newcastle this summer, and if the rich French club can up with a bid at or near £25M for the 23 times capped French International, then Newcastle will sell and then have time to bring in a replacement this summer.
However PSG’s bid is likely to be nowhere near £25M, and may not even be as high as £15M, and that would mean Yohan will be going nowhere this summer, unless a club like Monaco for instance come in with a very high bid, which is always possible we suppose.
Yohan joined Newcastle two years ago for around £4.3M (€5M) from then French Champions Lille, and he had an excellent first season on Tyneside, when Newcastle finished 5th top.
But Yohan struggled a bit in the second half of last season, like many other Newcastle players, as we fought against relegation and finished up 5th bottom of the league. 🙁
What do you think?
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