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Hughton gives strong hint of Butt exit.

April 23rd, 2010 | 88 Comments |

Butt in action, but for how much longer?
Butt in action, but for how much longer?
Newcastle United manager, Chris Hughton, speaking in an interview, has given a very strong hint that this may be Nicky Butt’s last season at Newcastle, and that he may be retiring from the playing altogether as our spell in the Championship reaches it’s close.

Hughton said of Butt:

“If I look at the period of time I’ve been here, Nicky has been a wonderful ambassador,”

“I knew of him before, of course, and his achievements at United when he was one of that group of young quality players.

“What I’ve seen of him in my time here is exactly that – someone with the grandeur he had at United. (more…)