Just got back from my doctor’s appointment early this morning, and it’s good to see that Danny Simpson, according to the Evening Chronicle, has agreed a three and a half year deal with Newcastle at around £10K/week.
Danny Simpson – this is my permanent home now 😀
It says a lot for Danny that he is willing to sign on at the Tyneside club, for what in comparison to other players’ wages is a lowly wage, but hopefully that will rise if we do get promoted this season. The deal was apparently £500K with his former club Manchester United.
Danny has also waxed lyrical about Newcastle, the City and its fans ever since he arrived on Tyneside, and money isn’t everything, after all.
The distinct privilege of playing in front of the best supported football team in England was probably just too much for the 22 year-old to turn down, and the persuasions of Chris and Colin yesterday, obviously worked.
Both coaches will be delighted to secure the services of the former Manchester United player on a permanent basis.
While many fans question Danny’s Premier League capabilities, we would hope that by playing regularly, he can improve and become a solid player for Newcastle over the next few years.
That’s basically what Spanish U21 International Jose Enrique has done, and by sticking in and keeping his head down, we are fairly confident the lad can improve significantly – we hope so anyway.
Certainly the lad’s attitude and spirit are spot on – and he’s just the kind of player we need right now at the club.
Congratulations Danny, and best of luck at the Newcastle United club.