There is news just coming through that Newcastle’s Dan Gosling has walked away from the Crystal Palace deal that had been agreed between Palace and Newcastle United, without signing.
Dan Gosling - shabbily treated by Crystal Palace
It seems that Dan has been miffed by the shabby treatment he has received this week at the newly promoted London club, and he completed his medical on Monday, as his agent had indicated yesterday.
But it seems he was then left waiting for his potential new club to get back to him to finalize the contract details, and then sign the deal, but he has heard nothing.
And it seems that Dan was not impressed with the treatment he received, and the 23 year-old is now heading back to Newcastle, after officially pulling out of the transfer with Palace.
Palace Manager Ian Holloway was his manager at Plymouth, and gave him his debut as a 16 year-old lad seven years ago, but Ian was preparing the side for their game at Gillingham yesterday.
But it seems Dan was left in complete limbo and today he’s had enough and pulled out of the deal.
This is a developing story, so there may be additional details coming through, but Dan is surplus to requirements at Newcastle, although according to manager Alan Pardew, he’s been a first class professional in the three years he’s been at the at the club.
Dan played only 26 times with one goal for the Magpies in those three seaosns, and you can say all you want about Newcastle United, but they treat their players extremely well, and make sure they are very well taken care of, which is maybe why Dan was so shocked at his treatment at Crystal Palace.
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