‘Great’ star is now considering leaving Newcastle but is demanding a pay rise
Newcastle United star Javier Manquillo is now considering accepting a transfer to leave St James’ Park this summer. But he urges applicants to offer a raise on his toon contract.
This is acc Chronicle Live, who notes the right-back is attracting interest from sides in his native Spain. But no deal on the table yet has convinced Manquillo to leave Newcastle after five years at Tyneside, having joined from Atletico Madrid under Rafa Benitez in 2017.
The magpies £4.5 million Capture has been discussing possible deals with his agent while recovering from an injury. Manquillo is currently in Spain while recovering from an issue that has so far kept the 28-year-old from appearing in Newcastle’s pre-season friendlies.
Javier Manquillo is now considering leaving Newcastle but is demanding a pay rise
Manquillo is willing to stay at Newcastle and fight for his place in Eddie Howe’s squad if no offers to leave the toon prove attractive. Kieran Trippier is the undisputed number one full-back on Tyneside after him £12 million Transfer from Atletico Madrid in January this year.
Emil Krafth also offers Howe cover on the right side of his defense as well as a central option. Both Krafth and Trippier also now have an edge over Manquillo with their fitness. So Howe will not stand in the way of Manquillo should he decide, now is his time to go.
Still, Manquillo wants every potential suitor to offer a raise for his £35,000 per week Contract at St. James to move. The former Under-21 international has also been handed a further two years at Tyneside, according to Steve Bruce he called the full-back “great” 2020 a four-year contract.
Bruce often favored Manquillo during his tenure at Tyneside, but Howe rarely showed the same confidence in the full-back. He made 19 appearances in the Premier League last season but only started eight of 12 games with Howe up front and also started two from the left.
Now Manquillo is considering leaving Newcastle if a pay rise from Tyneside lands on his table. Otherwise, he will stay and fight to bring the toons back up the pecking order.
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