UK time is: 11:09:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Luque Heading Home?

Albert Luque is attracting interest back home in Spain. Real Madrid and Barcelona are said to be ready to give him the chance to get out of his current predicament. He says he hasn't settled, doesn't like the training and finds the Premiership too physical.

Rumours suggest his agent could be paving the way for him to move in the transfer window next month.

Shepherd: 'I've heard about this supposed interest in Albert Luque from Real Madrid and Barcelona but nobody has contacted us. But we do know Luque is highly regarded by the all the top teams in Spain, where he is rated as one of the top six players in the country. However, I can categorically say Newcastle United have absolutely no interest in letting Albert Luque go to Spain.

'Why would we want to sell a player only a couple of months after signing him, and when he has only played three or four games for us?'

Luque, 27, has started only three matches and striker Shola Ameobi has been preferred on the left of midfield.

Real are said to ready to give the player a 'get out' ticket by offering former Everton central midfielder Thomas Gravesen, a player Souness tried to sign while he was still at Goodison Park.




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



Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 21 2005

Time: 8:59PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Funeral For Liam Later Today. (Thursday August 21 2014)

Ashley Continues To Sell The NUFC Soul (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Man City Double Swoop Unlikely (Tuesday August 19 2014)

NUFC Cracks Papered Over (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Toon Kids Play Out Draw (Monday August 18 2014)

Why Mike Ashley Wont Be Selling NUFC (Monday August 18 2014)

NUFC Player Ratings (Sunday August 17 2014)

NUFC v Man City Analysis (Sunday August 17 2014)

NUFC v Man City Preview (Sunday August 17 2014)

NUFC Tribute To Fallen Fans (Sunday August 17 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. Toon_NoMatterWot 235
2. AMac 193
3. Rexn 168
4. OldLeazes 104
5. Wilco 100
6. nufc_carl88 76
7. billybobcat 69
8. officemonkey 62
9. vin1892 62
10. thecorner 54

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0
15. Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0
16. Q.P.R. 1 0 0 1 -1 0
17. Stoke 1 0 0 1 -1 0
18. West Ham 1 0 0 1 -1 0
19. Burnley 1 0 0 1 -2 0
20. Newcastle 1 0 0 1 -2 0

Breaking League News

Underdogs tag does not bother Everton
Everton : 21/08/2014 11:00:00
Martinez praise for Pienaar
Everton : 21/08/2014 10:21:00
Looking Good Mous!
Spurs : 21/08/2014 10:01:00
The Ice Bucket Challenge
Chelsea : 21/08/2014 07:47:00
Andre Schurrle - Analysis
Chelsea : 21/08/2014 07:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 2%
Top 4 6%
Europa league places 32%
Mid table 50%
Relegated 10%