Cabella Causing Chaos?
Posted by Kia Kazemi-Nia | Published on March 21, 2016
Remy Cabella was involved in an altercation in Marseille training earlier today, according to French website RMC.
The Frenchman, on loan from Newcastle United, got into a heated argument with teammate Lucas Ocampos after conceding a goal in training.
Cabella shouted at Ocampos for not defending when his team conceded, and the two squared up to each other before they both calmed down. It is described by RMC as a “small argument” but said to be typical of the tense mood around the Velodrome.
This only adds to the already disastrous season the French club has had to date. A 5-2 loss to Stade Rennais at the Velodrome over the weekend saw fans call for owner Vincent Labrune to sell the club. 3-0 down after just 14 minutes, the toxic atmosphere was similar to McClaren’s final match in charge at home to Bournemouth.
It looked like Marseille could get a result after goals from on-loan Newcastle United winger Florian Thauvin (his first for the club) and Rolando got them back in the game, but Yoann Gourcuff then scored against the run of play, killing Marseille’s momentum. Cabella, in fact, had a good chance to equalise before that goal, but his close range effort struck the post.
Cabella is expected to make his move to Marseille permanent before the end of the campaign, but the training ground incident may make the club question if that is a good move.
If only the Frenchman’s performances on the pitch were as good as his selfies.
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