Did Carlo Ancelotti deserve to be sacked as Real Madrid manager? Have your say by becoming a GMS writer: http://gms.to/writenow

Football

.

Taylor nears new Magpies deal

Published Add your comment

Newcastle defender Steven Taylor is close to agreeing a new contract following the intervention of owner Mike Ashley.

The billionaire businessman stepped in to urge new managing director Derek Llambias, who replaced chairman Chris Mort at the helm last week, to bring an end to the long-running saga over the 22-year-old´s future.

Taylor said: "Knowing the owner wants me to stay means a lot to me."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

Topics:
Football
Steven Taylor
Premier League
Newcastle United

Read more

back to top