Football

Toon midfielder offered transfer lifeline - report

Published Add your comment

Alan Smith is considering making a move to Doncaster, the Daily Mirror claims, with Dean Saunders hopeful that a deal can be done for a January move.

Smith has had ongoing problems with injuries at St James’ Park, and Alan Pardew told the 30-year-old at the beginning of June that he was free to leave on a free transfer.

The Newcastle star has made one appearance as a sub against Fulham this season, and is on the lookout for a new club to build up more game time.


 

Leeds were said to be hopeful of bringing Smith back for the new season, but were unable to come to an agreement with the player.

Smith is currently on a £60,000 a week contract at Newcastle, and Doncaster are said to be hopeful that he can leave on a free transfer in January, should the Toon hold to their agreement made with Smith at the beginning of June.

Pardew has said that Smith won’t leave Newcastle on loan, so Doncaster only have one option should they want to bring Smith on board.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Doncaster Rovers
Football
Championship
Alan Smith
Newcastle United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again