It looks like a good deal for everybody as Harper can just commute from his family home and it extends his playing career, something which players can live to regret if they pass up the chance to do so.
“Fabricio represents everything I like. He was the number one choice to be captain and there wasn’t really a number two in the running. He was always going to be the captain unless he suffered an injury. I hope we get his new contract signed and he will be here as captain for the next three or four years because he is very influential in the everything I want to do”.
Alan Pardew Click the heading for more quotes and misquotes from the past week…..