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Jonas content but still urges Ashley to reinvest

February 25th, 2011 | 38 Comments |

Jonas Gutierrez content as Newcastle (ish)
Happy but wants to see investment
Newcastle United winger Jonas Gutierrez professes contentment at the club but – like a few other players – urges Ashley to reinvest in the squad.

Jonas Gutierrez has, I think, made a lot of progress this season.

In the past he has sometimes been criticised for his inability to deliver the ‘final ball’ but – as the two assists he gave in the Birmingham game prove – he’s starting to get much better in that respect.

His work rate has never been in much doubt and he’s tireless in his attempts to get the ball forward up the left wing, often ably assisted by Jose Enrique with whom Jonas seems to have an excellent understanding on the pitch.

But whilst Enrique’s future at Newcastle might be in some doubt, Jonas seems a lot more settled at the club, saying:

I am happy here, and yes I do want to stay. My family is happy as well.

He does however raise the same ‘issue’ that a few other prominent Toon players have raised, which is the reinvestment of funds in the squad. Jonas raises this issue subtly compared to the likes of Barton, but the implication is there. (more…)