We’re not exactly sure what Newcastle have done to deserve the treatment Yohan Cabaye is dishing out to the famous Tyneside club, by refusing to play for us, because remember Newcastle gave him his big chance in the Premier League, and made him into a French International regular and a much better player.
A suave looking Ian Wright - questions Cabaye’s attitude
And that negative attitude from the 27 year-old has been noticed by former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.
Arsenal have bid around £11M for the French International and Newcastle are waiting for a second potential bid from the London club, but Wright isn’t sure he’s the right player for Arsenal, or that he has the right attitude for the Gunners.
This is what Ian said on ITV last night before Arsenal’s easy 2-0 win over Fenerbahce in the Champions League qualifying game which they won 5-0 on aggregate:
“He seems very similar to what we’ve got and he’s obviously a quality player.” “I’m just a bit worried about the fact that he’s refused to play for Newcastle.”
“That doesn’t make me feel good. If he refuses to play then he’ll refuse to play again if it doesn’t suit him, and I don’t think you really want players like that around the squad,”
“I think he should be professional like Wayne Rooney has been, play his game and make a club like Arsenal say ‘yeah, that’s the type of player we want.”
It hasn’t helped Yohan at all, that Wayne Rooney showed professionalism and sheer class on Monday night, when he started for the Red Devils against Chelsea and had a great game, and showed 100% commitment and effort to his team – Wayne gained a lot of friends with that display under difficult circumstances..
And the Englishman didn’t refuse to play because Chelsea were after him – but he earned the big money Manchester United are paying him – and that was the right thing to do.
Maybe that’s what Yohan Cabaye should do at Newcastle, because he’s winning no friends with the stand he’s taken on Tyneside – in fact he’s creating enemies and could be damaging his chances of getting the move to Arsenal that he wants.
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