James Perch’s four year contract runs out next year, and Newcastle will need to decide this summer whether to sell him or extend his contract at Newcastle, and of course, he’s one of the team’s most versatile players.
James Perch – could be sold this summer
If Perch does leave, there will be a number of top Championship clubs and maybe a few Premier league sides who will want his services, and Leicester City have already been linked with him this summer.
James played 38 times for Newcastle last season with one goal, and in the three years he’s been on Tyneside he’s appeared 81 times for the Magpies, and he’s played in lots of different positions.
This is what James had to say in the Evening Chronicle today:
“It has been good for me football-wise.” “However, it is hard to take when you are playing and the team is losing. I would rather just win the game.”
“I played a lot of games because of injuries and filled in different positions, which I do not mind doing.”
“I enjoy playing the No 4 role in the team – mopping up, doing the dirty work and giving it to Cabs! “I let him do all the long passes.”
“I am happy getting the ball back for him.” “Cabaye is quality.” “Sometimes you get caught just watching him like a fan.”
“Watching him hit the ball is unbelievable.” “We have internationals all over the squad and it is great to play alongside them.”
We’d like to see James stay on Tyneside for a few more years, since he’s a solid and reliable player, who can play in a number of different positions.
But either he will be sold or offered a new deal, because Newcastle will not want to lose him for nothing next summer, when he becomes a free agent.
We’ll have to wait and see what Newcastle decide, but he could be leaving the club this summer, along with a number of other fringe players in the squad.
What do you think?
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