Yohan Cabaye, born January 14, 1986, in Tourcoing, France, is a French international footballer who plays for English club Newcastle United in the Premier League and the French national team.

Cabaye plays as a box-to-box midfielder and is described as a player who possesses “excellent vision, great ball control”, and “provides technical quality”. He is also known for his penalty-taking ability.

Cabaye began his football career playing for hometown club Tourcoing FC at the age of five. After seven years developing in the club’s youth academy, he joined professional club Lille.

Cabaye made his international debut on 11 August in a 2–1 friendly match defeat against Norway.

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