News today that despite reports to the contrary, Newcastle United midfielder and play-maker Yohan Cabaye is not close to joining French club Paris Saint-Germain.
Yohan Cabaye – not close to leaving Newcastle
It seems obvious the 22 times capped Frenchman wants to leave Newcastle for better things, and because of that most Newcastle fans are OK if he leaves, as long as Newcastle get a big fee for him and spend that cash on bringing new players to Tyneside in the next 11 days.
PSG manager Laurent Blanc has been a pain in the behind this summer, by continually mentioning Cabaye, and that he wants him at PSG, and that Yohan should join a big club.
There are reports that a source close to the player (Yohan Cabaye himself?) has said that the player is not about to a move to the French club, who seem willing to spend ridiculous amounts of money to improve their team over the last couple of years.
And if Cabaye is to leave Newcastle, we have to believe that owner Mike Ashley will hold out for big bucks for the Frenchman – who we signed for just €5M (£4.3M) two years ago, when we met the release clause in his Lille contract.
Newcastle are said to be wanting £20M for Cabaye, but we are hoping that figure is closer to £25M, and if Arsenal or PSG are not willing to pay out that amount, then Yohan will find himself at Newcastle on September 3rd, whether he likes it or not.
And we wonder what will happen on Saturday if Yohan is still at Newcastle, and whether he will be in the side for the very important home game against a good-looking West Ham United side?
We’ll just have to wait and see what happens, but if the 27 year-old does finally make a move – Newcastle must replace him quickly.
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