Alan Pardew has talked today about Paul Dummett and has come out and said theta he wants Paul to be given a new deal by Newcastle, so we suppose that now goes to Director of Football Joe Kinnear to get a new contract agreed with Paul and his representatives.
Paul Dummett after scoring against Liverpool
Paul and Conor Newton signed one year deals in the summer, after their very successful St. Mirren loan spells last season, but Paul was so outstanding in pre-season that he was kept in the first team squad, and it’s likely he will get quite a few games this season in the Newcastle first team.
The Chronicle is reporting today that Newcastle and Dummett are keen to get an extended deal signed – so maybe Paul can get a two or three year deal.
And since we have been trying to get better in our set plays, here’s a defender who can score goals, so he would presumably be dangerous from corners and the like if he’s in the side – and he took his chance beautifully.
Unfortunately Paul’s Dad was not at the game, and he missed the experience of his son not only playing well, but also getting his first goal for Newcastle.
This is what Paul said today:
“My dad missed the goal because he was on a plane.” “My phone was going mad after the game.”
“He didn’t see the game because he was in Portugal and landed in Newcastle at 2.30pm.” “So he got a shock afterwards.” “But he was buzzing.”
We hope Paul gets a three-year deal, and that we hear about the signing in the next week or two, and there shouldn’t be any complexities in getting the 22 year-old signed up at his home town club.
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