Crystal Palace sign PSG midfielder Yohan Cabaye in club record fee


Crystal Palace have announced the signing of former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye from PSG.

The deal is reportedly worth £10million rising nearer to £12.5million in performance related bonuses, which makes the transfer a club record fee.

The French midfielder will be linking up with Alan Pardew who was able to bring out the best in him during their Newcastle days.

On joining the club Cabaye told cpfc.co.uk: “I’m happy to be here. I’ve been waiting for the decision, had the medical and now I can’t wait to focus on my new team, a new season and my new life.

“I wanted to come and play for Palace because there are some really strong players here. They finished very well last season and I think they can compete to get into the top eight.

"I also know the gaffer and have worked with him before and I’m confident with him. I want to do my best for him because he’s made a big effort to get me to come here, as well as the Chairman, so I have to say a big thank you to both of them.”

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