The midfielder joined Crystal Palace from PSG this summer, and Anderton is disappointed his old side didn't make a move.
The French midfielder joined Palace earlier this summer from PSG, having failed to properly establish himself with the Ligue 1 champions following his move there from Newcastle.
His signing has been considered a major coup for Palace, with the player’s relationship with Alan Pardew having secured them a big star for a relatively low price.
And Anderton says he is disappointed his old side didn’t make a move for Cabaye as he would have suited them perfectly.
“I’m a little bit disappointed that we didn’t go for Cabaye,” he wrote on Kicca.
“I think Cabaye suits the Tottenham mould of being a flair player. He’s a wonderful passer with great, great ability. But he’s gone to Palace and with no disrespect to them he is possibly more suited to Spurs. He obviously has a great admiration for Pardew at Palace.”
Something different to what Spurs have already
Had Spurs managed to secure Cabaye ahead of Palace, it is fair to say he would have added something different to what their midfielder already offers.
While the likes of Nabil Bentaleb and Ryan Mason performed well last season, neither are truly creative players like Cabaye, with the range of passing he showed at Newcastle in particular better than what’s currently in Pochettino’s midfield.
However, perhaps the Argentine boss is looking to develop what he already has at his disposal and perhaps looking for Christian Eriksen to be the creative force in his side next season.
What can be agreed though, is that Palace have arguably secured one of the deals of the summer in their capture of Cabaye.