We know it’s going to be the last time we see Steve Harper play for Newcastle on Sunday, but we wonder if it will also be the last time we see Fabricio Coloccini in a black and white shirt.
Fabricio Coloccini – where does his future lie?
The personal problem that had Coloccini trying to return to South America in January, where his family is now stationed, has not yet been resolved.
And we will get another meeting of the minds between the Newcastle hierarchy and Coloccini’s representatives in the summer, to try to work out some solution to the problem.
There is a lot to discuss after Sunday’s game, on what exactly went wrong this season, and meetings will be held between Derek Llambias, Alan Pardew and owner Mike Ashley and others, to try to work out what went wrong, and how to correct it for next season.
One of those discussions will be about Colo’s situation, and the Argentine International still has three years left on his current contract – and just how much Newcastle need the Argentine, has been shown over the last two games, which has seen the team collect a massive 4 points.
And Colo can play well with either Steven Taylor or Mike Williamson alongside him, and it’s difficult to know which one of those will start on Sunday, with Steven Taylor having recovered from the sickness that saw him miss the vital game at QPR last Sunday.
31 year-old Coloccini has been at Newcastle for five years now, after signing on from Deportivo in Spain for around £10.5M in August of 2008, and many Newcastle fans hope he will extend his stay at Newcastle for another three years, and see out his current contract.
But it still seems to be up in the air on what will happen this summer.
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