One of our readers sent us the full tabloid piece on Danny Simpson from The Sun last week. and it seems that Danny has got himself into a bit of a mess to say the least, but that’s the way he’s chosen to do it – so we’ll not comment on his personal problems.
Danny Simpson – girlfriend reveals wages and no contract
His girlfriend Stephanie Ward, who is the mother of their 16 month old baby girl Skye, and is said to be pregnant with a second child by Danny, has revealed some things that may point towards what Newcastle’s plans are for Danny Simpson.
First of all it looks as though he’s on £20K a week at Newcastle, but that seems a lot, and when he got his contract in January of 2010, the news was that it was about half that amount, with the Magpies then in the second division.
And the news was that Newcastle were willing to offer him £30K a week on a new fives year deal last year, but he’s turned down those offers from the club.
25 year-old Stephanie has revealed that Danny has told her he doesn’t have a club:
“I haven’t got a club — they’re not renewing my contract in May — how are we going to afford another baby?” “But he’s on about £20K a week and comes out with around £10K after tax. (50% tax – wow!). He’s just really bad with money.”
It seems that Danny can spend money easily, which may be a clue as to why he’s trying to get the biggest wage possible for his new contract, and if he cannot get it from Newcastle, it seems he would be willing to move to another club to get it.
Danny’s a good player, and we still hope he will sign along the dotted line for Newcastle, but it also seems like he’s getting himself into a lot of trouble with his personal life.
But that’s his business and we’ll leave it at that, but it could well be that Newcastle will unload the player in January, especially if we can get Mathieu Debuchy through the door..
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