Cabaye may not play again this year

Cabaye
Cabaye

NEWCASTLE United’s Yohan Cabaye could be out until the New Year.

The midfielder’s groin problem is likely to need surgery.

And United manager Alan Pardew fears Cabaye – who missed Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City – will be sidelined until January.

“He’s having a second opinion on his groin injury,” said Pardew. “We think he might need a little bit of surgery.”

Pardew has already lost a clutch of players – including Ryan Taylor and Haris Vuckic – to long-term injuries, and he can ill-afford to be without the influential Cabaye.

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