At the end of the day, the study showed that the kids spent 64% of their entire time in the playground playing with the pointless obelisk. Without meaning to sound personal, Jonas Gutierrez is Newcastle United’s obelisk.
However, this was also the source that reported Newcastle United were in talks with a spectacular move for £28m Wayne Rooney so I’d take this with a pinch of salt. It appears Sports Direct News are about as informed as Alan Pardew when it comes to Newcastle United transfer targets.
In that winter transfer window, St.Etienne were forced to release the following statement after reports that Newcastle had made a bid for striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. Now it has been confirmed that Newcastle did indeed make an offer of around £8m in January which was knocked back.