Blanc eases concerns over Cabaye fitness

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has eased concerns over Yohan Cabaye after the midfielder was stretchered off against against Lille.

The French international was felled by Marvin Martin in the first half of the Ligue 1 champions' 3-1 victory, with the Lille man being shown a red card.

The incident sparked fears Cabaye could be ruled out for the FIFA World Cup, but Blanc was quick to allay those concerns.

"Reassuring news for Yohan Cabaye," he said. "Examinations revealed nothing very serious.

"Just a very swollen ankle."

Victory saw PSG (86 points) surpass Lyon's record of 84 points in a Ligue 1 season, and Blanc revealed his delight at having achieved the milestone.

"It is a very very big satisfaction to beat the all-time record of 84 points in the league," he added.

"Even at 10 against 11 they (Lille) didn't let their performance drop.

"They gave a good match, a good show."


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