Yohan Cabaye announces his retirement from professional football

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Joel Sanderson-Murray

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Yohan Cabaye has announced his retirement from professional football.

The 35-year-old revealed that he was hanging up his boots after a 16-year long career on his Twitter page.

The French midfielder last kicked a ball for Saint-Étienne during the 2019/20 season but has been without a club since leaving the Ligue 1 side in the summer.

Cabaye impressed during his time in the Premier League with Newcastle, scoring 17 goals in 79 games before earning a €20m move to PSG in 2014.

He won the league twice while in Paris adding to the title he earned with Lille back in 2010, while also reaching the FA Cup final with Crystal Palace in 2016.