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No Rush For Newcastle On Milner

Oh come on Glen Roeder, be fair, let us have James Milner permanently. Would it help if we all said pretty please?

Glenda, the new Newcastle United boss, who has been given special dispensation to manage despite not being qualified - and other managers being forced to have the qualification - ramble, ramble, have said that the Magpies are in no rush to make a decision on Milner who enjoyed a successful season on-loan at Villa.

He said: 'James Milner has had a very good season at Villa and has impressed David O'Leary. But I will be sitting down with the chairman at the end of the week to discuss the whole squad, and that will include discussing James' future. We don't have to rush into making a decision.'

Music to Doug's ears. Don't worry Doug, you can put away the cheque book now dear.




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 18 2006

Time: 5:53PM

Your Comments

I am surprised Newcastle appear to be so willing to offload Milner - I'm expecting a classic Villa transfer deal collapse any day now...presumably when Roader has that meeting...
asdasdasd
I am surprised Newcastle appear to be so willing to offload Milner - I'm expecting a classic Villa transfer deal collapse any day now...presumably when Roader has that meeting...
asdasdasd
decent player
green giant 12
decent player
green giant 12
would be great for your team but i can see them keeping him.
jono_forest
would be great for your team but i can see them keeping him.
jono_forest
The problem for Newcastle to keep Milner is that he is now ready and expecting to play regular premiership football and his position is covered by Nobby, who is without doubt better. Yes he's coming to the end of his career but he's not there yet. The timing for Newcastle is bad on this one so they may as well cash in on Milner, hopefully to Villa.
Villain Of The North
The problem for Newcastle to keep Milner is that he is now ready and expecting to play regular premiership football and his position is covered by Nobby, who is without doubt better. Yes he's coming to the end of his career but he's not there yet. The timing for Newcastle is bad on this one so they may as well cash in on Milner, hopefully to Villa.
Villain Of The North
great player, future england regular hope we don't sell him to relagation fodder like villa
welsh geordie
great player, future england regular hope we don't sell him to relagation fodder like villa
welsh geordie
If Roeder does decide that Milner is surplus to requirements at St James Park, something I still have doubts about despite O'Leary's supreme confidence, then I expect other clubs to also move in. There was talk that Leeds United, if promoted, would welcome him back with open arms.
glensider
If Roeder does decide that Milner is surplus to requirements at St James Park, something I still have doubts about despite O'Leary's supreme confidence, then I expect other clubs to also move in. There was talk that Leeds United, if promoted, would welcome him back with open arms.
glensider
I didn't know the Geordies had taken up sheep bothering?
Stevew
I didn't know the Geordies had taken up sheep bothering?
Stevew
ONE OF MANY OF ODREARYS POOR HANDLING OVER A TRANSFER.HE SHOULD KEEP QUIET UNTIL THE INK IS DRY CAUS IVE GOT A NASTY FEELING THAT ONE OF THE OTHER MORE AMBITIOUS CLUBS MAY JUST COME IN WITH A LATE OFFER ... SPURS COMES TO MIND....ALL THIS "HE WANTS TO PLAY FOR ME" IS DANGEROUS TALK.(AND GETTING BORING)
JASON
ONE OF MANY OF ODREARYS POOR HANDLING OVER A TRANSFER.HE SHOULD KEEP QUIET UNTIL THE INK IS DRY CAUS IVE GOT A NASTY FEELING THAT ONE OF THE OTHER MORE AMBITIOUS CLUBS MAY JUST COME IN WITH A LATE OFFER ... SPURS COMES TO MIND....ALL THIS "HE WANTS TO PLAY FOR ME" IS DANGEROUS TALK.(AND GETTING BORING)
JASON
He is pony and even the geordie fans no he is!!!!! and i would be gutted if spurs did get him.
Englands no1
He is pony and even the geordie fans no he is!!!!! and i would be gutted if spurs did get him.
Englands no1
This is spin from Doug. He's signed - but they are trying to drag it out to gain interest. I have a feeling that Barry and Baros may go in the opposite direction. Spurs? the best season they could ever hope for and no Champions league - says everything about the league unfortunately
tarzan
This is spin from Doug. He's signed - but they are trying to drag it out to gain interest. I have a feeling that Barry and Baros may go in the opposite direction. Spurs? the best season they could ever hope for and no Champions league - says everything about the league unfortunately
tarzan
Why should they rush they hold all the aces and as usual the senile one and his cretinous Irish sidekick have shown their hand
fatloser
Why should they rush they hold all the aces and as usual the senile one and his cretinous Irish sidekick have shown their hand
fatloser
 

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