Attacker reveals that he was open to joining Newcastle in summer - originally posted on Sportslens.com
Salomon Rondon has revealed that he was open to becoming a member of Newcastle United this summer time.
Chatting with todofichajes.com , he stated: “I might have continued in Newcastle if that they had given me the opportunity, but I couldn’t. Now I am very glad in China. The league is sort of totally different and the language is completely totally different, however it's a matter of adapting.”
The 30-year-old Venezuelan was on loan at the membership last season and he managed to impress rather a lot. He scored 11 objectives for the Magpies and helped them beat the drop.
He was linked with a everlasting transfer to Newcastle this summer time however Rafa Benitez left the membership and Newcastle refused to pay WBA’s asking worth for Rondon.
As an alternative, they chose to spend money on Joelinton and Carroll.
Up to now, Newcastle have lacked a goalscoring presence up prime and the likes of Joelinton are still adapting to the league.
Someone like Rondon would have made an instantaneous influence and there is no doubt that Steve Bruce’s aspect can be higher going ahead with Rondon main the line.
It is going to be fascinating to see if Newcastle can enhance with time and end the season on a excessive.
Rondon is at present enjoying for Chinese Tremendous League aspect Dalian Yifang. The Chinese language aspect is managed by former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez.
The duo share an amazing working relationship and Rondon has revealed that Rafa was key to the transfer to China.