French football commentator Julien Laurens has said on talkSPORT that he believes Yohan Cabaye is reluctant to join PSG, whose manager Laurent Blanc has been talking about wanting him at PSG since last summer.
Yohan Cabaye – doesn’t want to join PSG
This is what Julian Laurens has said on talkSPORT when asked what he knew of the current situation with Yohan Cabaye:
“It’s good news for Newcastle fans.” “It seems that Yohan Cabaye is a bit reluctant to join Paris Saint-Germain.” “He’s thinking about the longer term.”
“He knows PSG will probably get Pogba in the summer, that’s their main objective.” “Cabaye thinks that if he goes there, he’ll have to compete with Paul Pogba, Marco Verratti, Blaise Matuidi and Thiago Motta for a place in the midfield.”
“His chances to play will be reduced and he doesn’t want that.” “He’s happy at Newcastle.” “They’re doing well in the league this year and he’s reconsidering.”
Alan Pardew has told him if he goes to clubs bigger than Newcastle, like PSG or Manchester United as two examples, he will not get the freedom of play and be an automatic starting position that he gets at Newcastle.
It seems that some of that is starting to sink in with the Frenchman, although whether he would agree to stay at Newcastle long term – we don’t know.
However, we hope that Newcastle – Joe Kinnear would be the man to do this – would offer Yohan a new extended deal – in an effort to get him to stay on Tyneside – that’s part of Joe’s job as Director of Football – to keep the very best players at the club..
If we could do that – Newcastle could even then stand a chance of signing Loic Remy permanently in the summer.
If we can keep both of these top players at Newcastle long term – we would have the possibility of having a very good side – with say three new players coming in over the summer, including Remy Cabella from Montpellier.
What do you think?
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