Newcastle are again being linked with Sochaux’s winger Ryad Boudebouz, and the player has said he will be leaving the French club next summer, but we don’t think Newcastle need any wingers, and we wouldn’t put much credibility in this report from InsideFutb0l.
Ryad Boudebouz – Sochaux’s Algerian International
There was some news that Newcastle tried to sign this player at the end of the summer transfer window, but we doubt we were after another winger last week, because we have more than enough of them on Tyneside, and a lot of them are from France too.
InsideFutbol has today confirmed that the footballer intends to leave his French club Sochaux next summer, and has become a little frustrated that his club have turned down a number offers for him from bigger clubs, said to include both Newcastle and Liverpool.
This is what Ryad said:
“I will stay at Sochaux, but of course, at the end of the season, I will leave.”
Ryad Boudebouz’s contract runs out next June, so he will become a free agent next summer, and Newcastle are always interested in good buys.
But we’d be surprised if Newcastle bring in yet another winger with Ben Arfa, Jonas Gutierrez, Gabby Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux, Romain Amalfitano and Sammy Ameobi already on Newcastle’s books.
We’d like to see reports of Newcastle being interested in defenders and strikers.
22 year-old Boudebouz was born in France of Algerian parents, and played for the French Youth sides at U17 and U19 level, before making his debut for Algeria in 2010, and he has played 13 times for his country.
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