Ba Will Either Sign New Deal Or Pardew Will Move Him Out

We’ve said a few times that the release clause in Demba Ba’s contract will cause a circus every time a transfer window opens up, because any club can come in for him for around £7M, and there’s not much Newcastle can do about it – at least not next month – and if that’s not unsettling for a club, we don’t know what is.

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Demba Ba – sign new deal in summer or be sold

Just think if Ba stays for the next 18 months of his contract at Newcastle, then we will have three more transfer windows to deal with, before the Senegal International becomes a free agent again in the summer of 2014.

Alan Pardew has rightly come out today and said he hopes Ba will stay, and so do we – but if he doesn’t sign a new deal in the summer – the manager says he will do something about it – and  that means they will try to sell him for the £7M release clause – and make the best of what is a bad situation for the club – simply because it’s an untenable situation for Newcastle to be in.

This is what Alan Pardew said today:

“Really and truly this window is the key, I think, because if Demba goes in this window, it will cause us a problem.” “I think he will stay, but there’s a possibility he could go because of the clause that’s still in force.”

“I won’t let it run until the summer. I’ll do something about it. We will either move Demba on or we will secure him in the summer.”

Alan Pardew has often said he think Demba Ba wants to stay, but from the antics of his agents it certainly doesn’t look like it – because they are busy trying to tie up a deal for him at another club right now, as they were in June and July.

But this situation just cannot go on, and either Demba Ba signs a new deal at Newcastle without any release clause in – or he will be moved out in the summer.

That sounds like the right thing to so.

What do you think?

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14 comments so far

  • Kyo

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM

    Comment #1

    It’s called investing in new players god damn

  • Rotonda heights

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:02 PM

    Comment #2


    marveaux had more creativity in one match than jonas had in months.

  • Ibizatoon - Back by popular demand

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:09 PM

    Comment #3

    Rotonda…I’m not disputing Marveauxs creativity, not one bit. I have felt and said on here that I do see Jonas’ days being numbered. I do question Marveauxs work ethic and attitude though.

    As and when he really kicks in you and many others will be saying “see, he should have been playing all season”, I will still think that Pardew has helped to harness his creativity so that he can use it consistently for the benefit of the team..long term.

    I really like Marveaux and have high hopes for him, always have, doesn’t mean he doesn’t need to be managed properly.

  • BelfastMagpie

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:10 PM

    Comment #4

    Rotonda is right Ibiza you swine.

  • Jail for Ashley

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:11 PM

    Comment #5

    I am not Pards biggest fan but by no means his worst, but I do think it very unfair to judge him on this season’s performance for a few reasons, being the double manager of the year and guiding a team tipped for relegation into fifth and Europe deserves for him to be cut a bit of slack and more importantly for me had he have had the luxury of being able to drop Simmo and Williamson (and vice versa) for Debussy and Douglas, and also being able to change it round up top with Loic Remy we might have been in an entirely different predicament coming into the New year.

  • Mister Tuff

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:11 PM

    Comment #6

    Joe Blog @282 -previous thread.
    Paradise only exists in the mind.
    Rotonda @285 -previous thread – glad you liked the joke.

  • Ibizatoon - Back by popular demand

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:14 PM

    Comment #7

    Oh is Belfast still on? Sigh. Merry Christmas, you c**t x


    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:14 PM

    Comment #8

    any news on remy?

  • Tommyy

    Dec 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM

    Comment #9

    Just get Ba out. Bored of his selfishness and this Clause holding us to ransom.

  • check the toastie

    Dec 27, 2012 at 7:45 PM

    Comment #10

    Pardew is not responsible for anything Marv does, if anything he has held him back and is strangling the lads creativity. bullshit.

  • woolerbill

    Dec 27, 2012 at 9:35 PM

    Comment #11

    BA is out of order, he would rather shoot from 35 yards than pass. Every game is the same, no wonder cessi can get a goal. Time you were gone BA.

  • Toon XI

    Dec 27, 2012 at 9:47 PM

    Comment #12

    Ooooh it’s going to be a wild ride for the rest of the campaign.

  • nufcusa

    Dec 27, 2012 at 11:01 PM

    Comment #13

    I don’t always agree with Jail but hi post below is spot on.

  • jon.c

    Dec 28, 2012 at 9:28 AM

    Comment #14

    I think everybody is p—-d off with BA and his so called agents now is the time for them to sign a new contract or ship him out dont wait any longer everybody is fed up even the rest of the team


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