The Magpies suffered their first league defeat of the season at Manchester City last week but Cabaye is confident they can bounce back against the reigning champions at Old Trafford on Saturday and back that up with a positive result when Chelsea come to town the week after.
"We want to win against Manchester United. I think we can. We will be playing for a win on Saturday," he told the Newcastle Evening Chronicle.
"This is a big game at a big stadium, but it's good for us.
"This week we have a tough game against Man United and then Chelsea at home.
"They are two good games, but two tough games. We can test what we are made of and what we can do. We must see what we can do against the league's big teams.
"It's been a very good start here. I am happy with that and I want to keep winning. It's important for everybody here we do that.
"We want to stay at the top of the Premier League and get back to winning a lot of matches. The team spirit is still very good here."