Deschamps Blames PSG Move For Yohan Cabaye Not Being 100%
Following a below par Yohan Cabaye performance against Norway in a pre-World Cup build-up match, French Coach Didier Descamps has given his thoughts on why the former Newcastle player wasn’t up to his usual standard.
Deschamps believes that the PSG midfielder isn’t 100% because of the shortage of game time since Cabaye moved to Paris in January.
Since the move from Newcastle, Yohan has only started nine league matches, though he has picked up a Ligue 1 Title as compensation for the shortage of games.
Deschamps left out a number of players from two World Cup qualifiers back in September, this included Cabaye who at the time had missed matches due to his strike/dispute with Newcastle United over a blocked move on the cheap to Arsenal.
Since his move back to France, Cabaye has been selected regularly by Deschamps, despite not being a regular starter for his club.
His national coach’s words may be a timely reminder that Yohan Cabaye must be at peak condition come the 15th June, if he hopes to start when France face Honduras in their first group match.
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