It may well be that Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye will again seek a move away from Newcastle United in the summer, as he has told French web-site RTL that he misses playing in the Champions League – the top club competition in Europe.
Yohan Cabaye – final season at Newcastle?
But at least Yohan has promised that he will stay with Newcastle until the end of the season, and then take things from there, once he has played for France in the World Cup in Brazil.
Yohan has been in good form for Newcastle so far this season, and he was the best man on the pitch in France’s fantastic 3-0 win over Ukraine in Paris last Tuesday, and that win means that France got through to the finals in Brazil next summer.
Cabaye had this to say to RTL:
“I miss the Champions League,” “I’ll finish this season with Newcastle and concentrate on the coming months and then we’ll see.”
“I love to play in front of the defense, to have the whole game in front of me. To recover the ball and then put my team-mates into good positions.”
“I want to support Ribery win the Ballon d’Or,” “He has done everything to have it, he deserves it. He carries Bayern Munich and Les Bleus.”
“In comparison to the big countries, we’re only missing a little confidence. Not much is expected of us in Brazil.”
Cabaye played in the Champions League back in the 2006-07 campaign with Lille, but it’s very unlikely he will reach the Champions League with Newcastle any time soon.
And part of that is the lack of ambition under owner Mike Ashley, who seems content to have Newcastle in the Premier League top ten.
And as long as this level of ambition is at Newcastle, it will cost us some of our best players with Loic Remy also likely to join a club in the summer that regularly plays in the Champions League, once his season long loan deal is over next May.
The best players want to play in the top league in Europe, and you can hardly blame them for that.
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