Gutierrez linked with Toon exit

01 November 2009 01:04
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez could be set to leave St James' Park during the January transfer window.[LNB] The Argentina international remained with the relegated Magpies over the summer as a host of big-name players moved on from the North East.[LNB]Michael Owen, Obafemi Martins, Damien Duff and Sebastian Bassong all sought pastures new as Newcastle dropped down in to the Championship.[LNB]And although Gutierrez remained and has been a regular for Chris Hughton's side as they target an immediate return to the top-flight, he could not be set to move on for pastures new.[LNB]InterestedHis agent, Pedro Jimenez-Bravo, is quoted by The People as saying: "We know European clubs are interested.[LNB]"We have held meetings with Newcastle but there is an option for the player to leave - although it must be a good offer."[LNB]The 26-year-old moved to St James' Park from Real Mallorca in July 2008 and is still to find the net in 43 games on Tyneside.[LNB]Italian giants Roma are reported to be leading the race for his services.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports