Nile Ranger has left Newcastle by mutual consent, and here is a case of a lad who had lots of football talent, who will never make it big, and of course he had no future at Newcastle United, and he is now a free agent if another club wants to sign him.
Nile Ranger – leaves Newcastle by mutual consent
No official reason was given for Nile leaving the club, but he did sign a five year contract back in October of 2010, so that contract still had two and a half years to run.
Here’s is Newcastle’s statement on Nile:
“Newcastle United can confirm that Nile Ranger has today left the club by mutual consent.”
Ranger had some problems in London when he was a juvenile, and he was essentially fired by Southampton in the summer of 2008, and Newcastle picked him up in August of that year, just before Kevin Keegan left the club, and at first Nile seemed to have altered his ways and did well for Newcastle in the first team for a while. He kept saying at that time that the move to Newcastle had saved him.
But then about 20 months ago he started to get into trouble with the police again, and he was involved with the police three of dour times for various infractions – and it became clear he had absolutely no future as a Newcastle United player.
Newcastle will have got his wages off the books, and in a way they have done him a favor too, because he will now cost nothing and is essentially a free agent.
Nile Ranger is a case of a youngster blessed with a lot of football talent, but it seems he will never take full advantage of the skills he has – and that’s always a pity.
Nile made a total of 62 appearances for Newcastle, including four this season when the Newcastle squad was down to its bare bones, and the Londoner scored three goals.
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