Alan Pardew explains Yohan Cabaye’s struggles

Yohan Cabaye has not been in great form for Crystal Palace in pre-season.

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has been quoted as explaining on the club’s official Twitter page why Yohan Cabaye has not been playing well so far in pre-season.

The former Newcastle United midfielder joined Palace from French giants Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer.

Much is expected of the France international, but he has not been in great form in pre-season so far.

Pardew, though, does not seem to be too concerned and has explained why the 29-year-old is taking time to adapt to Palace’s game.

Big signing

Cabaye established himself as one of the better midfielders in the Premier League during his time at Newcastle.

There is every reason for the Palace fans to feel confident about the Frenchman.

After all, this is pre-season – a time when new signings get to know their teammates and raise their fitness levels.

Former Lille star Cabaye is certainly going to enhance the quality of the current Palace squad.

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