Three Players Sweating On New Contracts At Newcastle

The contracts of Sammy Ameobi, Jonas Gutierrez and Ryan Taylor will all run out at the end of June, and all three players will be trying to impress the powers that be at Newcastle, with their performances through the end of the season.

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Jonas Gutierrez in action last week against Red Devils

All three  want to stay at the club and they are all different cases.

Sammy is a local lad who has come through the Academy,  but what the club still want to see is more consistency from the 22 year-old, and probably fewer injuries, since he seems to pick up a lot of them like his older brother Shola before him.

Jonas Gutierrez has already come out and said he will try his hardest to get a new deal at Newcastle, although he interviewed in January at his home town and former club Velez Sarsfield in Buenos Aries in January.

Newcastle fans will be hoping he gets a new deal, after his heroics in beating testicular cancer over the last 18 months, and it was an emotional time for everybody when he finally made his comeback last Wednesday night.

And Ryan Taylor wants to get a new deal after being out over two years with two serious and successive ACL knee injuries, which he has battled back from well and shown tremendous courage, guts and fortitude.

Ryan has done very well and with Papiss Cisse suspended for seven games, he could force himself into the team because of his prowess from free kicks and set plays – somebody has to start scoring goals over the next two months with Papiss out.

We’d be surprised if Sammy and Ryan don’t get new deals this summer, but it’s probably odds on that Jonas will not be given a new deal – although it will depend on how well each of the players perform in the final ten games of the season.

And we still need two wins to be safe this season.

Who do you think Newcastle will give new deals to?

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12 comments so far

  • dannitoon

    Mar 9, 2015 at 8:55 AM

    Comment #1

    It’s a dog eat dog world and honestly neither should get contracts…. if they do… it’ll just show us all the toons intentions and lack of ambition

  • firebug666

    Mar 9, 2015 at 8:59 AM

    Comment #2

    From previous thread.

    Remi Garde was the only one that was mentioned as being spoken too, and that was most likely because he was already in England to commentate on matches for French TV.

    Again you have to assume we have been lied to, the board have never looked beyond Carver for this job, They have held no formal interviews with anyone.

    The TV media, the written press and the NUFC fans have done more research on potential Head coaches than the so called board have.

  • AccyToon1

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:03 AM

    Comment #3

    RTAYLOR has to be given a new 1 year contract to see if he can earn another 2 year deal. Jonas will go because of his high wages. Sammy I don’t know, he just doesn’t do enough in games to break teams down. Maybe again 2 years and semt sent on loan to a good team for a season. Thanks Dave King as it won’t be Rangers any more.

  • one fine day

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:03 AM

    Comment #4

    i think sammy should get another 3 .
    the other two a roling year or offer them something in a coaching capacity .was impressed the way taylor was working with the kids while injured rather than just picking up his wedge

  • Charlie in the Gallowgate

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:17 AM

    Comment #5

    got to give him a contract – can be frustrating -very frustrating – BUT there is something there to work on – when gets down to the goal line can whip in a great ball from nothing – needs to do more.
    Taylor – would give him another year – back-up midfield player
    Gutierrez – heart over head position – but I would let him go, but maybe give him a testimonial

  • lesh

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:19 AM

    Comment #6


    As you point out, the minutes say they’ve talked to a number of people about the HC job, NOT candidates!

    One word makes such a difference.

  • lesh

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:20 AM

    Comment #7

    One fine day…..

    If Sammi should get three years, Ashley should get life!

  • goaloo02

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:20 AM

    Comment #8

    Hope you will succeed ,Jonas Gutierrez!

  • one fine day

    Mar 9, 2015 at 9:29 AM

    Comment #9

    happy to see him sent down regardless of anything to do with sammy.
    ok he isn’t the greatest but he does a lot of stuff we dont always notice
    runs himself into the ground most games .
    the lazy image i think is just his running style in the way waddle often got criticised
    And until we actually look like signing anyone decent i don’t think we should be so quick as to get rid .now obetetan he can share fatty s cell for all i care

  • lesh

    Mar 9, 2015 at 10:04 AM

    Comment #10

    One fine day

    You’d have Obertan share a cell wish our great leader? That’s not fair on Ober at all!

  • Norfolktoon

    Mar 9, 2015 at 5:24 PM

    Comment #11

    I don’t think we should give any of them a new contract. Taylor and Jonas have never been more than average Premier League players and with their current health issues, I do not think it is worth the risk.
    I might get slated for this but Sammy is simply not good enough. He shows a moment of genius every 10 games or so but overall he is too unpredictable. I hope he doesn’t spend his whole career here like his brother!

  • sportsdirect

    Mar 10, 2015 at 8:05 AM

    Comment #12

    Mixed views on new contracts for the 3 named. Some saying yes and others no. Only Taylor should be considered for a new deal. Sammy is useless just like his brother and will amount to nothing. Jonas can have his swan song this season but then that’s it.


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