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Barcelona Line Up Move to Sign Newcastle United Midfielder Yohan Cabaye

Nou Camp side target St James Park’ star.

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Barcelona are reportedly preparing a bid to sign Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye according to TuttoMercato.

The French international has proved a terrific signing and played a pivotal role to help Newcastle United secure a top five finish last term, displaying form that has led to the 26 year old midfielder becoming a regular in the French national team set-up.

However one would have to question just why Barcelona would be looking to sign another creative central midfielder. Tito Vilanova has a raft of options in this area, so much so that Cesc Fabregas isn’t guaranteed a first team run-out.

Cabaye helped his Lille side to a Ligue 1 success and then, along with a number of others, the stylish midfielder was lured away from the Stade Metropole and has adapted well to life in the English top tier. A move to Barcelona would no doubt tempt the Frenchman but it does seem highly unlikely the Catalan side would need to consider making such a move.

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