There seems to be lots of news each day about Newcastle in the transfer market, but the problem is we don’t know what’s true and what’s made up, and it’s really hard to decipher which reports are true.
Charles N’Zogbia – Newcastle to launch investigation
We are very pleased today that Joe Kinnear has come out and slammed talk that Charles N’Zogbia being on the brink of leaving Newcastle United.
Apparently Joe Kinnear contacted one of his best friends in football, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, last night to see if there was any interest in the talented winger from Arsenal, and Joe was told by Wenger that he wasn’t interested in N’Zogbia.
Ans Newcastle United, quite rightly, are to start a full investigation surrounding the unsettling situation regarding the 22 year old former Le Havre youngster, who has been on Tyneside since the late summer of 2004.
With Spurs and Aston Villa also linked with N’Zogbia, Kinnear told the Newcastle Evening Chronicle today:
“I’ve spoken to Arsene Wenger and he said he’s not interested in any of my players, so I don’t know where the agent’s coming from.“
“We’re looking into it. If it is true, then the agent’s being disrespectful.”
“He’s never had the decency to explain anything to any member of this football club. It’s laughable, to be honest.”
“It’s absolute nonsense. Charles is under contract until 2012, and I told him on day one that he was a very important player.”
“He’s been in the team, and has done very well.” “He’s 60-40 to play tomorrow, and I hope he does.”
It’s interesting that Joe is blaming N’Zogbia’s representative, but we assume Joe has already talked to Charles himself about the comments he has made to the French magazine, L’Equipe.
We’re pleased Joe is moving to clean this thing up, because it’s hardly what should be seen in the newspapers – and Charles needs to abide by his contract.
As we said we just don’t know what’s true and what’s not, in the transfer market, and it seem the best thing to do is listen closely to what Joe tells us.
We’ll assume Joe knows what’s going on this transfer season – just kidding. 😀