Reports That Newcastle After Chilean Striker


There are some reports coming in that Newcastle United, who still need to sign a striker this summer, may be interested in Chilean International, 27 year-old Humberto Suazo.

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Humberto Suazo – can score goals – but In Premier league?

Reports today suggest that Turkish giants Galatasaray have moved to sign one of the most consistent goal scorers in world football over the past 5 seasons.

He is the Chilean striker Humberto Suazo, but there is now word that both Newcastle United and Tottenham may be targeting the South American star.

We have to say immediately that we have no idea if this story is true.

And even though Humberto has scored goals galore over the last four years, we think it debatable whether he could continue to do that in the Premier league, the toughest league in the world.

Humberto Andrés Suazo Pontivo was born in 1981, in San Antonio, Chile, and currently plays for CF Monterrey in Mexico.

Here’s his playing record since 2004, which is strewn with goals.


Season         Club         Games  Goals

2004-2005      Audax         62     40
2006-2007      Colo-Colo     75     70
2007 - Present CF Monterrey  31     19

2005-present   Chile 	  24     10

In the last 4 years he has played 168 club games and scored 129 goals.

We’ll have to see if anything comes of these reports, but at 5’8″ tall he is hardly the holding big striker we think Kevin is after this summer.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.



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135 comments so far

  • Tom_Toon

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:30 PM

    Comment #1

    No we arent.

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  • natedawg

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:36 PM

    Comment #2

    tells you something about the standard of there football when half the people on this blog probably didn’t think mexico had a league

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  • geordiekk

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:37 PM

    Comment #3

    how do u know tom toon

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  • euanpolo

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:39 PM

    Comment #4

    He has a good scoring record but I’d prefer a big holding striker like Huntelaar, Gomis etc. We already have two good, small supporting strikers who are probably better than him anyway. Good to see Aimar on his way, lets add De Jong, Insua a striker and a centre-back to that list!

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  • neil009

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:39 PM

    Comment #5

    Off topic guys, but does anybody think we should have went for Robbie Fowler on trial? experienced head, would have done the job for a season

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  • Davies

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:39 PM

    Comment #6

    I aksed about this guy earlier and nobody answered. Will playing in Mexican and Chilean leagues make him compatible with the EPL.

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  • Tom_Toon

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:41 PM

    Comment #7

    Davies, i answered you about 10 mins after you said it, go back to the thread.

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  • natedawg

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:42 PM

    Comment #8

    not fowler , he hasnt played since he left liverpool first time round

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  • Graham

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:42 PM

    Comment #9

    Neil009 – Please stop taking those pills you know they’re no good for you! And theyre probably not legal with comments like that.

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  • Graham

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:43 PM

    Comment #10

    Sorry Neil009 – No in answer to your question, Blackburn are welcome to him

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  • Irish toon9

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:44 PM

    Comment #11

    Dont think its true..we def need a player to hold the ball up though for our midfielders and attackers to run onto..can anyone think of someone that can do a job like that? no one springs to mind thats available and has prem experience..

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:45 PM

    Comment #12

    has neil009 been hit over the head with a shovel
    ROBBIE FOWLER????
    ARE YOU SERIOUS???

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  • beye the great

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:47 PM

    Comment #13

    the mexican league is actually a lot better than people think and is actually as good if not better than the argentinean league and not far of the brazilian league i may be wrong but i think one of thier teams actually won thesouth american champions league wheather or not he would be a good signing or not is devatable coz as ed said we do need someone a bit bigger but you never know just look at rooney and tevez did any 1 see abas interview on skysports i am not sure whether or not he is trying to say he wants to stay and also his voice is a lot lower in pitch from when i last heard him

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  • sean667

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:47 PM

    Comment #14

    tom toon are you still upsettin people lmao.
    i don`t think i believe this one,anyway does de jong think he`s better thn us or wot?

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  • neil009

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:49 PM

    Comment #15

    Hey Tooooon fan, not hit over the head with a shovel, but as a back up player, 2nd best striker, of his type in the history of the premiership, behind Alan Shearer, and besides, a dead Robbie Fowler, in a box, cremeated and scattered over Stanley Park will still score more goals than Alan Smith and Shola combined

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  • Patrick

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:49 PM

    Comment #16

    This is making no sense at all. Ed is right. He is not a holding big forward. Additionally, he is PL-unproven and he is already 27.

    …if he comes on free, that makes more (unrealistic) sense.

    Robbie Fowler… again, if he’s free, that could be a yes, but is he satisfied playing 1 min each match (like backup’s backup)

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  • geordieboy

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:50 PM

    Comment #17

    Slowly but surely we are getting bodies in,are there any other supporters in the world who are as optimistic as us Geordies when we make a signing or two?????

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  • ramalama

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:50 PM

    Comment #18

    hey neil any chance of havin some of what your on mate?

    still think we should make an audacious bid for SWP tbh, i mean even ian wrights sayin he should leave so maybe he might see sense now
    shame to see bridge agreein a new deal today aswell would loved to have seen him here, but at 80k a week i think its best he’s stayin at chelski

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  • Irish toon9

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:51 PM

    Comment #19

    Good point neil haha

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  • Lutterbach

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:51 PM

    Comment #20

    Honestly, he won’t be able to make this quantum of goals in the English Premier League.

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  • Geordie Nick

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:52 PM

    Comment #21

    neil009- dont be so silly, robbie fowler, u obviously dnt have much ambition for the club if you want to see players lyk fowler being signed for us ffs

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:53 PM

    Comment #22

    neil
    maybe 7 years ago but dont you think we should be setting our sights a little higher than fowler

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  • Geordie Nick

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:57 PM

    Comment #23

    we shud be setting our sights A LOT higher than robbie fowler, we shudnt be thinkin of bringin in backup players we shud be getting players tht are younger and better than wat we have and using our current players as backup, ie bringin in a top young striker and using viduka as backup, not bringin in robbie fowler to backup up wat we alreayd have

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  • geordiekk

    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:58 PM

    Comment #24

    i would rather sign tom toons idea of dave kitson than fowler and i think kitson is awful

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:01 PM

    Comment #25

    well said geordie nick
    at least one person must have dodged the shovel
    by the way have you heard about my restaurant?

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  • sean667

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:04 PM

    Comment #26

    robbie fowler LOL

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  • ToonTimbo

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:06 PM

    Comment #27

    impessive tally but what will he be like in the epl??

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:06 PM

    Comment #28

    very imaginative sean

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  • Alex

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:06 PM

    Comment #29

    Off the topic -but just read in the dutch media that Glasgow Rangers are making a move for Glen loovens the cardiff city central defender .Could this be a replacement for Cuellar ? keegan was reported to be interested in cuellar a while back

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  • sean667

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:09 PM

    Comment #30

    Thanks t6 o`sn fan

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:09 PM

    Comment #31

    why does it talk about cardiff and rangers in a newspaper from holland

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:09 PM

    Comment #32

    is three words your limit then sean

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  • Alex

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:10 PM

    Comment #33

    because Loovens is dutch

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  • sean667

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:11 PM

    Comment #34

    yes

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  • sean667

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:12 PM

    Comment #35

    perhaps it has a sport section

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  • toooooon fan

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:12 PM

    Comment #36

    fair enough alex
    get a life sean hey you’ve just done six. now calm dont get ahead of yourself now

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  • HATE PRAWN SANDWICHES

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:13 PM

    Comment #37

    would be a good replacement for joint transfers of Smith and Ameobi!! I personally would take him for £6 – 7million even if he can get half his goal record in the premiership!!

    when you consider alot of european clubs have south american players!! and the PL!!

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  • neil009

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:14 PM

    Comment #38

    Woah, alright lads, didn’t expect such a backlash, was just a suggestion, not even a suggsetion with any conviction behind it either.

    C’mon Pablo Aimar!! one of the 125 people Maradona has said is the next Maradona

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  • nufc09

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:14 PM

    Comment #39

    yeh i think cuellar could be on his way once rangers have a replacement, they were after shittu but his wages were to high.

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  • Andy

    Jul 16, 2008 at 6:14 PM

    Comment #40

    Nobody may have not heard of this guy but had anyone heard of bafetimbi gomis before we were linked with him? His goalscoring record is sensational for club – and country so it shows he can do it at a high level. We should just go for him, none of our strikers exactly have a good goalscoring record do they? If we don’t get this guy, we should go for falcao from river plate or Rodrigo Palacios from Boca. These are top quality strikers and any of these 3 would be quality.

    It’s been confirmed by itv that we r close to signing aimar and his agents are on tyneside to finalise deal. A fee of £7m agreed. Also nigel de jong has denied reports linking him with us-shame

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