Football players live in an unreal and coddled world of big money, and a lot of the players are spoiled and immature, and it seems Newcastle have one of those on their books at the moment – his name is Yohan Cabaye – and ever since Arsenal made that paltry £12M bid for the France midfielder, he has refused to play for Newcastle.
Yohan Cabaye – immature player – play him in the reserves for the season
Bear in mind that’s his job and what he gets paid very well for – but it seems the 27 year-old is sulking since he’s decided he wants to leave Newcastle for a bigger club – be that Arsenal or PSG.
And and that happened as soon as Newcastle turned down the derisory £12M bid from Arsenal for him, before the game at Manchester City on Monday night, when the team seemed to be in disarray.
Yohan’s selfish actions hardly helped the team.
Both PSG and Arsenal are said to be preparing new and improved bids for him, and Arsene Wenger is boasting that a lot of good players want to join his London club.
Alan Pardew tried to cover for the player last Monday night, when he said he wasn’t in the frame of mind to play and that his head had been turned – and Alan was right, because Yohan didn’t want to play.
The Sunday People has reported today that Yohan Cabaye was named by Alan Pardew in the starting eleven for the game yesterday against West Ham, but the player simply refused to play, and left St. James’ Park before the game and returned home.
What a baby.
A Newcastle source said this:
“Yohan is Mike Ashley’s favourite player but the boss will not tolerate the current situation. He believes that if someone signs a contract then they must honor it.” “If a move does not materialize and Cabaye continues to sulk he will be banished to the reserves.”
We agree fully with Mike Ashley for a change, and if he is as hard-nosed as we think he is, then Mike will come down on Cabaye like a ton of bricks, and so he should.
Alan Pardew has been trying to protect his player, only because Alan happens to be a good man-manager, whether you love hom or hate him. and he had only this to say after the 0-0 draw today:
“If he stays, great. If he does not, we need to get someone who is just as good.”
The frustrations of Newcastle fans for the club’s complete ineptitude over the summer months also boiled over at the game yesterday, as fans unveiled a banner at the game – which is shown below:
The banner was removed by stewards.
Newcastle are struggling enough to then have one of the their best players go on strike because he’s not getting the move he wants.
And as we reported after the game yesterday- Newcastle have to get tough on the player and dock his wages or fine him – or both.
If Newcastle get £20M for Cabaye this week before the transfer window closes then sell him, but if they don’t get that amount then keep him.
And if he will not play for the Newcastle first team then the club should keep him on the sidelines – and they shouldn’t pay him his wages – since he’s broken his contract and not playing for the club.
It’s time for clubs to get tough on some of these spoiled players in the game, who get ridiculously high wages for what they do – which has been nothing in the case of Cabaye these last couple of games for Newcastle.
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