The People reported yesterday that Abdoulaye Faye wants to leave Newcastle United, after just one season on Tyneside.
Abdoualaye Faye – wants to leave Newcastle United?
We find this story hard to believe and perhaps that’s just what it is, a story.
There’s no doubt that both Steven Taylor and Faye will be under pressure if we manage to finally bring in Fabricio Coloccini from Deportivo, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed that new boy Sebastien Bassong has looked more than useful, in his first two games at the club.
But Abdoulaye is a good player, very strong in the air, and can also play in central defensive midfield, so we cannot see Kevin allowing him to go this summer. He also played very well with Taylor in the last 10 games or so of last season, and was a rock in the heart of our defense.
His attitude is also first class and he gives his all for the club, and that’s what the fans just love to see.Â He will be an important player for the team this coming season, that’s for sure, so let’s hope this report is simply untrue.
The People say that Abdoulaye is keen on a move back to the north-west where he spent two years at Bolton, and that Geordie manager Steve Bruce at Wigan would be interested.
We are finding it hard to recruit top players, so the last thing we want to see is some of our players leaving.
If we can keep everybody we currently have at the club right now, with the exception of Ameobi, and with the possible exception of Alan Smith, we should be in good shape come the end of the month.Â Â Â Â 😀