Manchester United should reignite their interest in Yohan Cabaye

The Red Devils need dominant midfielders, but if Adrien Rabiot moves to Spurs the France international may stay at PSG.

With the January transfer window just around the corner, rumours are starting to take hold and Premier League clubs will be looking to bolster their ranks.

Manchester United are widely expected to continue their rebuilding of Louis van Gaal’s squad, with the midfield still an area of concern for the Old Trafford outfit.

Although Roma’s Kevin Strootman is said to be a priority for the historic club, revisiting their interest in Paris Saint-Germain’s Yohan Cabaye could well a shrewd piece of business.

United have been linked with the former Newcastle playmaker in the past and with the France international only starting seven Ligue 1 games this term there is scope for a move in the new year.

Cabaye scored the winner for the Geordies in a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford last season and has the vision, energy and experience to make him an ideal player for a side chasing a top-four finish.

However, one potential spanner in the works is the future of fellow PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who continues to be linked with a move to England.

Tottenham are the latest club to be accredited with an interest in the mercurial young playmaker, with reports suggesting today that Mauricio Pochettino’s men have identified Rabiot as a potential addition.

It appears that there is only room for one or the other in Laurent Blanc’s squad and as such Tottenham and United’s January transfer plans could well become intertwined.

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