Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Luque Heading Home?

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.



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!

Writer:
Date:Wednesday December 21 2005
Time: 8:59PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Cheated

Another game and another one that highlights how incompetent the officiating is in the football league.

Stats: Nottm Forest v Newcastle United

All the stats from Nottm Forest (2) vs (1) Newcastle United, City Ground, 2/12/16 Att: 21,317

Team Sheets - Nottingham Forest v Newcastle

Newcastle go to the City Ground as the visitors to Nottingham Forest for the latest Championship game.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow94%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles0%
Clark0%
Dummett0%
Hayden0%
Shelvey6%
Ritchie0%
Perez0%
Gouffran0%
Gayle0%
Sub - Anita0%
Sub - Diame0%
Sub - Mitrovic0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mcnamee6716
2.Toon_NoMatterWot10
3.keggy_keagal7
4.billybobcat7
5.The Owl2
6.PieMag2
7.North Yorkshire Mag2
8.Finn_the_Dog2
9.Sir Laz1
10.officemonkey1
Vital Football Comment