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Yohan Cabaye | Midfielder | #7

Team: Crystal Palace
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 157

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Crystal Palace will receive a major boost in midfield with Yohan Cabaye and James McArthur both returning from injury.
The central midfield pairing missed the club's opening match against Huddersfield Town as they recovered from injuries that hampered them in the preseason. However, the Eagles will have to cope without star winger Wilfried Zaha for about the next four weeks due to a knee injury. Said manager Frank de Boer: "Apart from him we do have most of the squad ready although some may not be fit for 90 minutes for example Yohan Cabaye and James McArthur are ready to be available to play some minutes for us." Aug 18 - 5:25 PM

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Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer confirmed that James McArthur and Yohan Cabye are out Saturday.

Said the new manager: "James McArthur and Yohan Cabaye are both fit and training but not ready to be in contention for the starting eleven but are both looking and good and will continue to work on their fitness by getting game time in under 23 games." Expect Luka Milivojevic and Jason Puncheon to anchor the midfield along with Ruben Loftus-Cheek in a more advanced role. The club is also without Connor Wickham and Bakary Sako as the attackers recover from injury. But the good news is Pape Souare, who was involved in a car crash last year, is set to return with the U23s in the near future after nearly a year out.
Aug 12 - 8:03 AM

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce said the club will wait on the fitness of James Tomkins and Yohan Cabaye.

The starting duo have missed the last two games due to muscle injuries, with fears they could miss the remainder of the season, but Allardyce confirmed they will face fitness tests ahead of Sunday's game against Hull City: "The more likely ones to be fit are James Tomkins and Yohan Cabaye but they are not training with us yet but are making good progress. That real decision probably won't happen until Saturday morning and then we will see what we have got available." Meanwhile, Andros Townsend (Achilles) and Joel Ward (broken nose) are also doubts after picking up minor injuries last week.
May 13 - 4:58 AM

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce doesn't expect midfielder Yohan Cabaye to miss too much time with a calf injury.

But Allardyce confirmed the star midfielder is not expected to be fit for the club's home match against Arsenal on Monday night, meaning Joe Ledley is expected to come back into the starting linuep: "We lost Yohan Cabaye at half time during the Southampton game with a calf injury which will more than likely see him miss the Arsenal game on Monday. We will see how that settles down but even though it shouldn’t be too long out for him but with the amount of games we have it means someone could miss three games if they are out for a week."
Apr 7 - 4:50 PM

Sam Allardyce lamented yet another addition to Crystal Palace's growing injury list with Yohan Cabaye ruled out.

The former Newcastle star sustained a calf injury in the club's 3-1 loss to Southampton on Wednesday night, which he had to leave at half-time. The injury has already ruled Cabaye out for the weekend match against Arsenal and possibly more. At least the club will have Joe Ledley returning after the birth of his child, while James McArthur could also return from back spasms, but there isn't much depth at any position for the Eagles. Said Allardyce: "Patrick van Aanholt, James Tomkins, Pape Souare, Connor Wickham, Loic Remy and Fraizer Campbell are all injured and now Yohan. We're thin on the ground now. James McArthur may be back for Arsenal, but he's not played a huge amount since his back spasms."
Source: Sky Sports
Apr 6 - 8:20 AM

Sam Allardyce's first game in charge resulted in a draw, as a Yohan Cabaye strike was canceled out by a Watford goal in the second half as Crystal Palace played to a 1-1 final.

The Allardyce era began with a mixed bag result. Palace put forth the stronger attacking threat in the first half, and Yohan Cabaye looked resurrected under the new manager. The French international would score the first goal as he sneaked past the defense while managing to stay onside and Andros Townsend slipped a pass through and Cabaye fired into the far corner. The momentum shifted to Watford in the second half and the Hornets would eventually level after Damian Delaney committed a foul in the area. The defense only conceded the one spot kick, so there is reason for optimism that this Eagles side who have struggled defensively will begin to tighten up going forward.
Source: NBC Sports
Mon, Dec 26, 2016 09:41:00 AM

Crystal Palace fans will be asking themselves how they ended up playing last year's Leicester City in a 3-1 loss to the Premier League champions.

Yohan Cabaye returned from a series of minor injuries to start only his third match of the season and scored a consolation goal in the 85th minute when the score was already 3-0. The Frenchman took a cross from Wilfried Zaha with just five minutes remaining and slotted it past Kasper Schmeichel to ensure the Foxes didn't come away with a clean sheet. The only real chance Palace had at turning this into a competitive match came courtesy of Christian Benteke, who hit the crossbar with a header in the first half down 1-0. Meanwhile, Palace did without captain Scott Dann, who returned to training from a hamstring injury last week.
Source: NBC Sports
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 12:01:00 PM

Reports are beginning to circulate that Yohan Cabaye has been injured while on international duty.

The precise nature or indeed the extent of the problem are yet to be confirmed, but several respected media outlets, plus the official fantasy Premier League game, have the Palace playmaker side-lined due to a knee problem. Cabaye made his first league start of the season on Saturday, and despite missing a first half penalty, his appearance in the Eagles line-up provided a massive boost following losses in their two opening matches. Alan Pardew has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to bolster his squad and following hot on the heels of record signing Christian Benteke, Loic Remy has arrived from Chelsea. However, Pardew may now be in the market for a new midfielder with Cabaye POTENTIALLY missing for several weeks. Jack Wilshere has been linked after Arsenal agreed to allow the injury-plagued England international to leave on-loan.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 07:05:00 AM

Crystal Palace has been handed a massive fitness boost ahead of its biggest game of the season in the FA Cup final this weekend.

Both Connor Wickham and Yohan Cabaye trained with the club yesterday for the first time since picking up a pair of injuries that caused them to miss the season finale against Southampton on Sunday. Wickham has overcome an ankle injury but could face competition to start with Dwight Gayle in the mix, but Cabaye will surely be in the lineup if he has fully overcome a rib injury. The news comes after Wilfried Zaha passed himself fit earlier this week to face his former side in Manchester United in the final at Wembley Stadium with a spot in next year's Europa League on the line.
Tue, May 17, 2016 04:13:00 PM

Crystal Palace continued to limp their way to the finish line with a 1-0 loss to Newcastle United.

The Eagles, who had designs on a Europa League spot during the first half of the season, have won just once since a week before Christmas in league play. They looked the better bet to score in the first half today, with Yannick Bolasie causing problems for the Magpies, but could not take advantage of their possession. Yohan Cabaye had a shot from short range but it was from a narrow angle and was saved by Karl Darlow. The two would lock horns again in the second half when it looked as though Palace were set to equalize with a penalty. They had converted every penalty they were given this season, but Cabaye's effort was poor and Darlow made the stop. At this point, the Eagles should feel fortunate the season is not a couple of games longer, or they would be staring at one of the most disastrous collapses in league history. Certainly, changes are in order this summer.
Source: NBC Sports
Sat, Apr 30, 2016 12:18:00 PM

Crystal Palace could be missing a host of players on Saturday with Emmanuel Adebayor, Yohan Cabaye, Mile Jedinak and Connor Wickham all facing a late fitness test.

Cabaye has been part of the French squad this week but was an unused substitute in both internationals against the Netherlands and Russia and Alan Pardew admitted: "We're not sure if he’s going to make it." Connor Wickham has a chance after the striker completed a warm up with the squad on Thursday. James McArthur "is progressing" but is still some way off. Emmanuel Adebayor "has a knock, so we're waiting on him" and Mile Jedinak will be assessed after he tweaked his hamstring playing for Australia. Marouane Chamakh (groin) is already ruled out.
Thu, Mar 31, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Alan Pardew played down any fears of an injury recurrence for Yohan Cabaye after the Frenchman was replaced with twenty-minutes still remaining at the Liberty on Saturday.

Cabaye passed a late test having limped away from Selhurst Park on crutches last weekend, but the Eagles boss was quick to confirm the midfielder had not suffered another injury: "He's fine," Pardew said. "He was struggling a little bit with his fitness because he hadn't worked ahead of the game. He's had a sore ankle as we know and was touch and go but he was terrific." Palace ended a run of five consecutive Premier League defeats at Swansea, but the draw still leaves them without a win in eight, a run which has saw them slide alarmingly into the bottom half. However, following the arrival Emmanuel Adebayor, Palace hope that a new attacking impetus will be enough to help the Eagles soar back-up the league table.
Mon, Feb 8, 2016 07:42:00 AM

Amid a series of injury announcements on Thursday, Yohan Cabaye was the only piece of good news as the midfielder has been cleared to return for the weekend against Swansea City.

The Frenchman missed the club's 2-1 loss to Bournemouth on Tuesday with an ankle injury, but has given the all-clear to return. Joe Ledley is also hopeful to return for the Swansea trip after also missing out in the midweek fixture. This comes as good news for Palace, who just lost James McArthur and Jason Puncheon to long-term injuries. Expect both Cabaye and Ledley to come back into the starting lineup this week with the midfield short on players. It's always a benefit to have Cabaye in any lineup considering he is the club's penalty-taker and top scorer this season with Wilfried Zaha; however, Cabaye will have many more defensive responsibilities without McArthur in midfield.
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 10:24:00 AM

Yohan Cabaye will face a late fitness test after limping away from Selhurst Park on Saturday. But Joe Ledley is expected to miss out after he was forced off at half-time during the cup win over Stoke City.

Alan Pardew was quick to allay any long-term injury fears regarding the French playmaker after Cabaye was spotted leaving the stadium on crutches. Tests on Sunday revealed that the damage is not as bad as originally thought: "We just hope it's a swelling, because with ankles sometimes the swelling can go down real quick, it just depends really." Joe Ledley won’t be involved although the midfielder should be back on Saturday. Emmanuel Adebayor is in line for his first start after Dwight Gayle tweaked his hamstring in training and Connor Wickham received a three-match retrospective ban for his elbow on Jan Vertonghen.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 06:22:00 AM

Crystal Palace will be glad to see leading scorer Yohan Cabaye return to the lineup to face Southampton in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Cabaye missed the 3-0 beatdown at the hands of Chelsea last weekend after earning his fifth yellow card in the final game of 2015, just before the suspension quota rose to 10 yellow cards. But Cabaye returns in the hope that the Eagles can break their scoring duck, having gone goalless in each of the past three Premier League matches. But most eyes will surely be on Tuesday's looming matchup with Manchester City, even though Alan Pardew chose to go with a strong lineup that features most of the club's regular starters outside of Jordon Mutch and Joe Ledley.
Sat, Jan 9, 2016 10:08:00 AM