I see that Paul Fraser from the Northern Echo has pricked the good old Jose Enrique to Liverpool rumour again this morning.
There are no quotes or nothing, just a belief that Kenny Dalglish will come calling like a Knight in shining armour (well, tosser in tinfoil actually) to rescue Jose Enrique and whisk him off to the Champions League.
The problem being is that Liverpool aren’t in the Champions League, which is the one thing that Jose Enrique wants according to, his agent and brother, and our manager.
Personally speaking I’m at the stage now where I’m past caring if Jose stays or goes. It’s pretty clear that he’s stringing us along whilst he smokes out interest in him, which may be fine for some who will call it “his prerogative” but it’s not fine by me. Personally speaking I don’t like to see any player take the piss out of the NUFC shirt, and I feel that is exactly what Jose is doing right now.
For someone who professes to love the club and the fans he is going about showing it in some weird way. I’d at least expect Jose to be man enough and say he wants out rather than just hide away and ignore everything. Jose may be smoking out interest, but it’s about time some truth was smoked out of Jose in my opinion.
If he wants out, tell us. He is one of only a handful of players who could probably get away with the “testing themselves at a higher level” excuse in all honesty. So why is he wandering around like a confused battered housewife seemingly wanting to end the relationship but not knowing how to go about it?
The ideal scenario would see Jose Enrique stay at Newcastle, but with Alan Pardew hinting* that the Spaniard doesn’t look interested anymore and with an as yet untouched “fantastic” contract offer on the table it would appear that the odds are in favour of Jose saying “Adios” to Tyneside at some point before August 31st.
* Mind you, we know what to read into Alan Pardew’s words these days – nothing!
So with nothing new with regard to Jose Enrique aside from a press report on one of the local papers, where does it leave us? Well to be honest it leaves us no clearer than I was when I first started writing this article, however I do feel much better for having a rant about it.
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