Newcastle United legend David Ginola was surprised by Yohan Cabaye's antics when he was pushing for a move to Arsenal.

Cabaye downed tools in the opening weeks of the season as he attempted to land a move to Arsenal.

Ginola told the Evening Chronicle: "I didn't understand the situation.

"For me he has always been a fantastic professional.

"Not just on the pitch but as a person.

"He's a guy that usually respects the game and respects his club and the players.

"I didn't understand what happened there."

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