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Interesting News On Yohan Cabaye Transfer Status

8:40 am, Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 25 Comments

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.

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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.

What do you think?

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Yohan Cabaye




25 responses so far ↓

  • 1 JAMSHA // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:42 AM

    his leavn

  • 2 SeanNufc87 // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:43 AM

    anyone else think he would be a bench warmer at psg? possibly at arsenal too?

  • 3 Santon03 // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:44 AM

    he’s not going anywhere

  • 4 Indian Magpie // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:46 AM

    Joe Kinnear wanted a 3 pin plug by saturday, and he said 3 in by saturday.

  • 5 dcdick // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:49 AM

    Pardew out !!!

  • 6 Wiz // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:49 AM

    So the top brass may not even have watched a game when they were all over in the south of France. They apparently met Ashley at his holiday hideaway. JFK said it was a ‘positive meeting’.

  • 7 JAMSHA // Aug 22, 2013 at 8:52 AM

    those 3 are cole, hesky, boswinga

  • 8 stan anderson // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM

    Would you resign if on a long term decent paying contract?.I dont think many of us would.Would you sack a man on the same contract?.
    We are in the middle of this and one thing is certain,we wont be the winners.

  • 9 toon kk // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:01 AM

    MA has over valued him, he’s not worth 20mil 12mil is a good price for him.

  • 10 theartfuldodger // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:02 AM

    Pardew wanted more british players…perhaps to add more fight and pl experience into the squad…But we look for bargains in france.

    I think everyone at newcastle has a different mission and vision for the club, wants a differnt players and a different type of football
    Top 10 crap is made up.
    You dont go up 6 places up with a smaller squad and clubs arnd you strengthening.

  • 11 KayZey78 // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:09 AM

    I seriously doubt he is going to be sold. We want too much for him and nobody is going to pay that.

  • 12 Harley // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:10 AM

    Nolan, Barton, smith, Guthrie, duff, Owen, harper, Taylor, raylor.

    All British players we’ve let go over the last few years.

    All were in the team that got relegated.

    There’s no guarantee that British players are better than or have more spirit than foreign players.

    A good manager will always get the best out of his team.

    That’s 1 game down and 9 to go for pardew!

  • 13 Harley // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:12 AM

    Ok just realised Taylor and raylor still here but still got us relegated!

  • 14 geordiemark // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:13 AM

    wouldnt it be great when pardew speaks to the media that a sink hole would appear and he fell in we can only dream of such things

  • 15 Sellemall // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:15 AM

    We will sell him, then pardew will come out and say how good Dan Gosling has been in training and we wont replace him.

  • 16 geordiemark // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:16 AM

    id like to know who pulled cabaye out of the team v man city if its the club fine if the player decided he didnt want to play then its simple cabaye never plays for the club again weither were in a hell of a hole like were in now or not simple as that

  • 17 Rainrix // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:21 AM

    geordiemark… I’d guarantee it was ashley. Pardew was visibly angry in his pre-match interview so it obviously wasn’t his decision. Im sure cabaye is professional enough to play even if his head been turned. Ashley just protecting his investment again.

  • 18 Tommyy // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:25 AM

    We just need a true leader, ala Vidic, Kompany, Petrov, Lampard, Gerrard, Nolan etc. They don’t have to be British, just have the right qualities.

  • 19 GenralHez // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:29 AM

    geordiemark / Rainrix … We will never know but at the age of 27 a good offer needs to be snapped up. However the club needs to put a deadline in place, i.e. no sale after 23rd so that we could buy a replacement before the transfer deadline.

  • 20 geordiemark // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:31 AM

    Rainrix

    aye ashley more then likely, god there has to be someone out there who has enough money to buy that arsehole out and give us back our respectability the longer this goes on the worse it will get I can see the 1970s 1980s all over again here

  • 21 geordiemark // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:34 AM

    GenralHez

    I dont think we will sign anyone really think ashley is looking for as much as he can get for cabaye so it fills his back pocket again at the clubs expense the man has no morals at all to the club he just simple doesnt give a shit, if ashley has any sence then he should really stay away from st james park because its a powder keg its ready for lift off

  • 22 Munster Mag // Aug 22, 2013 at 10:03 AM

    Shag off, Duff isn’t British. Don’t lump us Irish in with your shower.

  • 23 banjax // Aug 22, 2013 at 10:10 AM

    Liverpool’s handling of Suarez is an excellent example of how Newcastle should handle Cabaye. We do not have to sell Cabaye unless we achieve our market price for him. If he refuses to play – dock his wages and let him train and play in the reserves. For once let us show the world we are a proud club and it is the Badge Of Honour to play for Newcastle and one player and his agents do not call the shots !

  • 24 hadthetshirt // Aug 22, 2013 at 12:31 PM

    Why did they have to go to France.Have they not heard of telephones.I guess our carrier pigeons must have gone missing too.Or did dastardley and muttley eventually catch them.What a farce.

  • 25 Sav // Aug 22, 2013 at 9:23 PM

    Despite all the love-bombs from Blanc at PSG, I don’t reckon Cab will fetch 25million – or even 20 and will still be here for the season looking abashed. So to make a go of it, he better knuckle down pronto or there’ll be no World Cup and no glory move afterwards unless he pulls his finger out. – And to think he was depressed LAST season!




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