27 year-old Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac is stalling over a possible £12M move to Newcastle United.
Andre-Pierre Gignac – doesn’t want to come to Newcastle
The Daily Mail is reporting that Andre-Pierre Gignac is not sure that a move to Newcastle United would be a good move to him.
So if the Mirror report is to be believed, then the player has told his agent to find a bigger club than Newcastle.
When the news broke earlier this week that the Magpies may be interested in Gignac, most Newcastle fans thought that £12M for the player was a bit much, and he probably wasn’t worth that – so the fact he may not want to come to Newcastle is fine with us.
In fact it could be indicative of a character flaw. 😀
Gignac has been tracked by Chief Scout Graham Carr for about a year now, and it’s Graham’s recommendation to Joe Kinnear that Newcastle are after Gignac,
But it has been clear over these last couple of days that Newcastle’s number one striker target is still St. Etienne’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Newcastle are willing to pay over £15M for the 24 year-old Gabon International striker.
If Gignac doesn’t want to come to Newcastle, so be it, Newcastle are already after a bigger and better player than the French International.
Since joining Marseilles from Toulouse in 2010, Gignac has scored 32 goals in 101 appearances for Marseilles, and while at Toulouse for four seasons, before joining Marseilles, he scored 28 goals in 116 appearances.
If he doesn’t want to come to Newcastle then Newcastle will not sign him – it’s as simple as that.
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