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Cabaye focused on survival

10 May 2013 14:39

Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye has rubbished speculation linking him with a move away from St James' Park.

Cabaye has been rumoured to be interesting several sides including Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United, after enduring a difficult second season with the club in the Premier League.

But the France international insists he is happy where he is, and his primary focus is Newcastle's battle against relegation.

"I have three years' contract left and now my mind is just to save the club," Cabaye told The Newcastle Chronicle.

"We have two cup finals then it will be the holidays. But I am at Newcastle. I don't want to think about the future with two games left. I am very, very happy to play for this club and these fans."

A point against already-relegated QPR on Sunday could be enough to ensure survival, if FA Cup finalists Wigan Athletic lose to Arsenal on Tuesday.

But Cabaye says Newcastle have to show improvements after a desperately disappointing league campaign.

"We all made some mistakes at the start of the season - that's why we are fighting against relegation," he added.

"But if we learn from our mistakes, no problem. We are only human and we all make mistakes, but now is time to learn and prepare.

"We need to finish strongly and then prepare well for next season. We have to be ready to fight and play and be ready again in the Premier League, like we were last season."

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Competition
Premier League
Date
12 May 2013
Game week
37
Kick-off
16:00
Half-time
1 - 2
Full-time
1 - 2
Venue
Loftus Road Stadium (London)
Attendance
17278

Goals

L. Rémy (PG) 11'  
1 - 0
1 - 1
18' H. Ben Arfa (PG)
1 - 2

Lineups

# Player Bookings
1
15
19
3
6
16
40 36'
29
25
18 11'
23
Coach: H. Redknapp
# Player Bookings
21 68' 81'
2
26
13
6 30'
10 18'
4 11'
18
24
11 35'
9
Coach: A. Pardew

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
4
20
10
7
12
14
26
# Player Bookings
14
25
37
5
8
22
49

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
7 34 +16 57
8 35 +5 49
9 35 -15 46
10 35 -10 44
11 35 -13 43

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