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Former Toon favourite: 'I don't regret leaving Newcastle'

Despite starting just one game since his move to Paris, former Toon favourite Yohan Cabaye insists he doesn't regret leaving Tyneside.

With the World Cup fast approaching few could forgive Cabaye regretting making the move from Newcastle to Paris so soon, especially as he spends the majority of the time sitting on the bench.

However, in a recent interview with L'Equipe, the French midfielder insists that couldn't be further from the truth.

'I am very well in this situation because I force myself to focus on the positive aspects,' Cabaye said.

'I'm at a big club, with great players. The harder to manage is that I spend a situation where I knew I was going to play all weekend at Newcastle to now where I do not know when I'll have time to play.

'Every morning I'm happy to come to training because I know I will enjoy it. I do not regret my choice. They [PSG players] know why they came, it is to win. Behavior forces you to put yourself out. We feel obliged to make the effort to show we want to work.'

The midfielder also believes his lack of game time may even be a positive leading up to the World Cup, claiming he will be fresh for the tournament when the time comes.

The argument still remains whether Cabaye would have been better off staying in Newcastle and therefore keeping himself playing every week for the World Cup than he would sat on the bench in Paris.

Although, it's hard to argue that the choice is likely to land him a league winners medal, something he wouldn't have earned if he had remained at Newcastle.

image: © psgmag

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