Cabaye had good practice facing Xavi, Iniesta and Sergio Busquets as France lost to Spain on Wednesday.
For he will now come up against their former Barcelona team-mate Yaya Toure.
He told The Sun: “Every time, it’s the best feeling for me when we play against the best players in the world. On Wednesday, it was Spain and on Saturday, it’s going to be Yaya Toure. He is the best in the Premier League.
“Toure is the best because he can defend, he can score, he can play up offensively and defensively.
“He’s the complete midfielder and he deserves to be where he is.
“Kun Aguero, David Silva, Carlos Tevez and many more are all fantastic players. I don’t want to say their stars are less good than Yaya Toure but when Yaya misses a game — like at Everton — they lost.
“It’s going to be totally different than the Spain midfield but it’s going to be tough as well.
“We will have a big, big job to do to stop City.”