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Cabaye crocked?

October 9th, 2011 | 43 Comments |

Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye has sustained an ankle injury.
Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye fears he may have ligament damage to his ankle.

Yohan Cabaye is worried that he picked up a bad ankle injury whilst on international duty for France on Friday. France were playing Albania and by all accounts Cabaye had put in a tidy first half performance but he was substituted just 3 minutes into the second half.

Cabaye’s initial assessment was fairly grim and he told France’s L’Equipe magazine:

I preferred to be substituted and not take any risk.

It was a big pain, and I fear ligaments could have been damaged.

However, shortly afterwards he was quoted as having a slightly more optimistic outlook by the French Football Federation’s web site:

I hope I will be fit for Tuesday and that this game does not pass me by. (more…)