Newcastle United star Yohan Cabaye has undergone surgery for a groin injury the club has confirmed.

The French midfielder has returned to his homeland to have the operation in Paris after sustaining the problem against West Ham United on November 11.

Cabaye, who has made 13 appearances in all competitions this season, is expected to be sidelined for several weeks as he recovers from the surgical treatment.

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