Newcastle United’s Cabella must adjust to league – Pardew

ROUGH TREATMENT ... Remy Cabella and Crystal Palace's Martin Kelly battle for the ball.
ROUGH TREATMENT ... Remy Cabella and Crystal Palace's Martin Kelly battle for the ball.
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REMY Cabella needs time to adjust to the Premier League - and the kicks that are coming his way.

That’s the verdict of Newcastle boss Alan Pardew after watching the £7m signing from Montpellier get a bruising welcome to English football.

“I think it’s a little bit tougher when players are coming from abroad and have to adjust to the Premier League,” said Pardew.

“People have said to me that Remy needs to be stronger, and I’d agree with that.

“But I also think he’s come in for some treatment that he would never have got in France, so he’s having to adjust his game as well.

“Making those adjustments are very important, but they need time.”

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