Newcastle United Star Being Targeted By Real Betis: Should Rafa Let Him Go?

Newcastle United star Ayoze Perez is reportedly on the radar of Spanish side Real Betis. Perez has turned in a hot run of form in the last two months. He has scored 6 goals in the last 8 matches for Newcastle, a streak which saw an upturn in the results for the Magpies and it helped them finish in the top half of the Premier League table.

He joined Newcastle back in 2014 for a meagre fee of £1.6million. The player was 21 back then and signed a long-term contract which has another three years to run. The player was incredibly talented from his early days and has been a part of the first team always.

He has already registered over 100 games for the Toons and scored 35 goals in the process, an extremely good return given that he plays as a withdrawn forward for a mid-table team.

The player has been linked to a number of powerhouses in England and a few abroad with Real Betis being the latest suitors. Perez for his part has maintained that he would prefer to stay in England rather than go abroad.

He said: “I feel like I want to keep playing in the Premier League. I am really enjoying it and I am really happy in Newcastle. They gave me the opportunity to play in the Premier League, to score a lot of goals, to be at the top level. You never know what can happen in the future, we will see. But I can’t say anything bad about Newcastle. They gave me this life and I really appreciate it.”

It now seems Newcastle could have a battle on their hands keeping Perez. Even though he might not want to move abroad, Newcastle’s lack of ambition could see them lose Rafa Benitez and that might lead to the exit of Ayoze Perez as well.

The player is a versatile forward who can play on the wings, behind the striker or lead the line. He is of the slick build which allows him to turn easily on defenders and has a fast turn of pace that helps him run away from them.

Read More: 3 Possible Destinations For This 28 Y/O Wantaway Chelsea Star Including Everton!

The player is a crucial part of the Newcastle squad and needs to stay if the Magpies want to have another successful season next term. The Magpies should be stern on their stand and must work on new signings to ensure that they do not lose players and managers with great potential.

Share This Article

Liverpool Interested In This Real Madrid Superstar: Should Klopp Go All Out For Him?

Next Story »

Hull City Looking To Rival Rangers For 21 Y/O Liverpool Winger: Should Klopp Let Him Leave?


  • Why Rodgers Should Target This Fulham Forward To Finally Replace Dembele For Celtic

    4 months ago

    Celtic are not having the best of form despite a few encouraging outcomes in the league in recent weeks. They have claimed a double treble over past ...

    Read More
  • Tottenham Hotspur Keeping Tabs On This 19 Y/O Ipswich Midfielder: A Scout Report

    4 months ago

    According to a recent report by Football. London, Tottenham Hotspur are set to reignite their interest in Ipswich Town wonderkid Andre Dozzell. It is understood that a whole ...

    Read More
  • ‘Hypocrite’ Neil Harris Needs To Get Over The Whining From The Leeds United Match

    5 months ago

    “…their reaction to the goal is completely over the top and a disgrace in English football.”- Neil Harris’ quote to South London Press & Mercury in response ...

    Read More
  • Rangers Sign Young Attacking Starlet: A Scout Report For Gerrard

    5 months ago

    Rangers’ signing juggernaut doesn’t look like stopping as they recently gave a professional contract to Chris McKee who is set to join the Rangers youth academy. The ...

    Read More
  • Scout Report Of £40m Dutch Sensation Wanted By Tottenham Hotspur And Barcelona

    5 months ago

    Tottenham Hotspur may have gone an entire summer without making additions to their squad, but Mauricio Pochettino continues to keep an eye on players who can improve ...

    Read More