UK time is: 02:30:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Magpies prepare fresh Saviola approach

Newcastle United have taken a step closer to sealing a deal for out-of-favour Argentine striker Javier Saviola from Real Madrid after the player expressed his frustrations at lack of playing time in Spain.

Speaking to Spanish publication Marca Saviola stated that his future lies either in the Premier League or in the Calcio.

He stated that neither Bernd Schuster, nor new boss Juande Ramos have shown any faith in him, and that at one point Ramos told him that if he wanted to play regularly, he should leave Madrid.

'Juande Ramos told me that if I want to play regularly, I should join a smaller team,' said Saviola.

'My situation is intolerable, and I want to leave Madrid in the January transfer window,' he added.

'It's a difficult situation. You have to be very strong mentally because as each game goes by without playing you are destroyed a little more psychologically,' the 27-year-old lamented.

In the interview, 'The Rabbit' as he is called, spoke of a possible move to England.

'My future is away from Real Madrid. I would not want to stay in Spain. I see myself in the Premier League, or in the Serie A.'

Newcastle United are known admirers of the 27-year-old having made enquiries about his availability several times since last summer. Now that the player has himself expressed a desire to leave, the Magpies can finally tie up a deal that would appease fans who are yet again questioning the ability and credibility of the United board.

The price quoted for the Argentine speedster is 6 million, and the Magpies are said to be keen on reaching an agreement with the Bernabeu club.





FFC Banner




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!






Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 24 2009

Time: 1:48PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Aarons Blow Should Be No Loss (Tuesday September 16 2014)

What's The Point? (Monday September 15 2014)

The Shocking Truth (Sunday September 14 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Line Ups (Saturday September 13 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Match Review (Saturday September 13 2014)

Ashley's Statements. What Do They Mean? (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pardew Smugness Uncovers Truth (Friday September 12 2014)

Aarons Toon Career On Hold (Friday September 12 2014)

Smoke Screen (Wednesday September 10 2014)

More Deals For Away Fans (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. billybobcat 212
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 180
3. officemonkey 145
4. thecorner 127
5. kevinpie 91
6. Wilco 78
7. BLACKBOB 27 76
8. Finn_the_Dog 76
9. Rytoon 75
10. Rexn 69

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3
16. Q.P.R. 4 1 0 3 -8 3
17. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2
18. Burnley 4 0 2 2 -3 2
19. WBA 4 0 2 2 -5 2
20. Newcastle 4 0 2 2 -6 2

Breaking League News

Arsenal Blitzed!
Arsenal : 16/09/2014 23:28:00
Arsenal : 16/09/2014 21:56:00
Liverpool: LFC vs. Ludogorets Razgrad Team News
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 19:02:00
Robinson Loaned To Preston
Aston Villa : 16/09/2014 18:28:00
Who Will be Between the Sticks v Schalke?
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 17:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 4%
Top 4 3%
Europa league places 19%
Mid table 48%
Relegated 26%