Manchester United boss David Moyes is hunting reinforcements in January and the classy Montpellier midfielder would significantly enhance their title credentials, which are currently trading as a juicy 10/1 shot.
Cabella has four assists to his name in just eight games this season in Ligue 1.
Regarded as a fleet-footed and skilful player that can play behind the striker or on either wing, Cabella has an eye for a game-changing final ball that is currently lacking from the current crop of Red Devil midfielders.
The Frenchman has thrust himself into the limelight this season with some sparkling performances in a very average Montpellier side, including starring in their recent 5-1 demolition job on Lyon.
Surrounded by a better quality of player his game has the potential to reach lofty heights.
His current club have admitted they are willing to do business at £15million.
The 23-year-old, who has been labelled the ‘new Zidane’ by some pundits in France, will be allowed to leave in the next window according to his manager Jean Fernandez.
He revealed to the media that the club would not stand in the midfielder’s way if one of the big European giants, like Man Utd, came in for his main man.
Only Ryan Giggs (1) and Antonio Valencia (1) have grabbed a Premier League assist from midfield this season for United.
One of the main reasons for United’s slow start to the current campaign under Moyes has been the lacklustre supply line into Robin van Persie, especially from wide areas.
This is a problem that threatened to rear its head in the latter stages of Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign but was countered by Van Persie himself and Wayne Rooney racking up a tally of 21 assists between them in the Red Devils’ ruthless charge to the title.
Nani, who signed a new five-year contract in September, only played on one goal for his teammates last year and while Valencia managed a moderate return of five, Ashley Young’s three from 23 appearances was a very disappointing return.