We expect some clubs, probably from Italy, to come in for our 21 year-old left back Davide Santon in the summer, and the youngster has already played 8 times for the full Italian side.
Santon being molested by Sissoko after scoring his first Newcastle goal
The full-back was linked with a January move to AC Milan, and we expect at least AC Milan and maybe Roma too to come after him, since the Rome club have expressed an interest in the youngster previously.
And it seems Davide supported Milan as a youngster, even though he signed on at Inter-Milan before signing for Newcastle for around £5M in the summer of 2011.
Santon’s representative is Renzo Contract, and he thinks that Newcastle will refuse any offers for the Italian in the summer – this is what he told Radio CRC:
“I believe that Davide will remain in England because Newcastle want to count on him next season too.” “The club believe that he still has great room for improvement.”
Santon has made 63 appearances for Newcastle since he signed a five year contract for the Tyneside club in 2011, and it’s fair to say he’s become a better player since he joined, but there is still room for improvement with Davide, especially in his defensive play.
Alan Pardew and the Newcastle coaches have done a good job in bringing this lad along in the Premier League, and it’s probably within Davide’s best interests and Newcastle’s best interests that he stay on Tyneside for at least for another season.
Santon will then be worth a lot more than we signed him for – because he will be a much better player – that’s for sure.
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