Southampton prepare move for Yohan Cabaye as Morgan Schneiderlin nears Man United transfer

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St Mary’s side chase French international midfield general.

Southampton are readying an ambitious move for PSG midfielder Yohan Cabaye as St Mary’s boss Ronald Koeman prepares for the likely departure of Morgan Schneiderlin according to the Sunday Mirror.


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25 year old Schneiderlin is set to join Man United in a £24m deal which has left Koeman searching for a suitable replacement and whilst the likes of Feyenoord battler Jordy Clasie and Lille midfielder Idrissa Gueye are on the Dutchman’s wish-list, it’s Cabaye who he hopes to snap up.

Cabaye has struggled to secure a regular spot in Laurent Blanc’s starting eleven since moving to the French Capital 18 months ago and could be tempted by a return to the Premier League.

The 29 year old French international greatly impressed during his time at Newcastle United and may be interested in moving to a resurgent Southampton side.

Koeman’s side were for a time pushing for a top four finish but had to settle for a very impressive seventh place finish and will enjoy a shot at Europa League glory in 2015/16.

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