One thing that Dan Gosling has been consistent about in the three years he’s been on Tyneside, is that he is very happy here and loves it at Newcastle, even if on the playing side of things, he has not been too successful – yet.
Dan Gosling – had an excellent game last night at St. Mirren
And it’s not surprising that as the star man last night in the game at St. Mirren, the former Plymouth and Everton player was interviewed on the Newcastle web-site, and he had this to say:
“There was obviously something last week which was meant to be happening but it didn’t go through,” “So I’m still a Newcastle player and happy to be a Newcastle player.”
“I love being here, the fans are great with me and I just want to continue playing football. We have a very talented group of players at this club, but every time I get the opportunity to play I will give it everything I’ve got.”
“I’m still behind a few of the lads and am trying to catch up as best I can, and games like this will only help me.” “There’s nothing like playing games to get you properly fit. This was my first one and hopefully there’s more to come.”
We think that Dan was one of those players that Joe Kinnear mentioned wasn’t good enough for Newcastle.
But Dan’s a good player and he’s been getting over a few very serious injuries, and he’s a first class professional, as Alan Pardew was only too keen to point out when he almost signed fro Crystal Palace last week.
Dan is in the last year of his four year deal, and although he’s only played 26 times for Newcastle in three seasons, he’s been the perfect professional and absolutely no trouble at all as far as the manager is concerned.
Dan showed a lot of confidence and skill last night, but we still think Dan will leave the club this summer, but maybe his price will go up a bit, if he puts in more dynamic performances like he gave us last night.
And you know, it would be a great story if Dan stayed on Tyneside and finally became successful – and we’d be all for that.
It’s not beyond the realm of possibly, but it’s a little unlikely.
What do you think?
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