Newcastle and Palace fans react on Twitter to Cabaye's superb league debut

The Crystal Palace Eagle

The ex-Newcastle United playmaker played his first Premier League game for Crystal Palace on Saturday - and scored his first league goal for them, too.

Ahead of his Premier League debut for Crystal Palace, Yohan Cabaye had declared his love for Newcastle and suggested owner Mike Ashley's mentality was the key to him leaving the St James' Park.

But it was almost as though the Frenchman hasn't left England after he played his first league game for Palace, both impressing and netting as Alan Pardew's men beat Norwich City 3-1 at Carrow Road.

Just as Cabaye had pulled the strings during his time at Newcastle - before ensuring he was allowed to move to Paris Saint-Germain - he was all over the Canaries for Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon. His late strike means he has now scored as many league goals for the Eagles as he did PSG...

It was a dream start to the league season for Crystal Palace, with Pardew himself breaking records as the manager to have won the most Premier League away games for the Selhurst Park outfit - already.

Even John Salako was delighted with Cabaye, hugging the Frenchman after the game and taking to Twitter to clarify just why he embraced the former Newcastle man. Here's how he and the Crystal Palace faithful reacted on social media to the 29-year-old's superb debut...

And Newcastle fans also had their say...

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