121 Passes, 91% Pass Accuracy! Arsenal made HUGE mistake not signing...

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Yohan Cabaye! Former Newcastle, now PSG midfield general put in a complete performance as the Ligue 1 champions ran out 2-1 winners over Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen last night.

Although life hasn't been exactly straight forward for ex-Toon star Cabaye in France, his latest performance will have Parisian supports licking their lips in anticipation of what else can come from the French international.

Earlier in the season, the 28-year-old proved to be one of the star performers in the Premier League which incited interest from both Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal.

The French side won the fight for the Newcastle midfielder's signature and with the amount of personnel at Arsenal, it was understandable why they didn't go toe-to-toe with the mega-rich Paris based club.

However, due to the large number of injuries Arsenal have had in the middle of the park threatening to derail their Premier League title bid, then it could be argued that not signing Cabaye was one of their biggest mistakes in January.

Despite the French international not getting regular starts in the PSG side since his move, he proved yesterday just how good he can be when giving the nod from the start. In all honesty, the statistics are absolutely staggering.

When it came to touches of the ball, he had exactly DOUBLE the amount than the busiest player in the Bayer Leverkusen side. Which is an absurd statistic by itself, but what he did with the ball is the more impressive part.

He played 121 passes, with a 91% accuracy. Once again, this was roughly twice as much than any Bayer Leverkusan player could manage.

He played 15 long-balls through-out the game, with 12 of them landing accurately. Which, once again, shows the quality of his passing and the variation he can use through-out a match.

He also made more tackles than anyone else on the pitch, and to put the cherry on top of his performance, he set-up Marquinhos's equalising goal.

A truly fantastic performance, both to the eye and in the numbers. It's hard not to think he could have made a huge difference to Arsenal's title bid this season, especially with the likes of Wilshere and Ramsey injured.

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