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Enrique Points The Finger Of Blame At Ashley!
Published : 19 Aug 2011 11:41:25
You only have to look at the transfer figures since January - MONEY OUT £7.5m - MONEY IN £47m. Jose Enrique may not be too clever with maths, but he knows we are being shafted by the "Puppet Master". Enrique has aimed a swipe at Newcastle, admitting he is worried by the number of players leaving ... and even more worried that they are not being replaced. The Spaniard departed St James' Park for Liverpool earlier this month after refusing to sign a new deal. Enrique believes Newcastle lack ambition and he expects more top players to follow him in exiting the North East. Jose Enrique: "Yes, I do worry. "Not because we leave, because at some clubs good players leave. But they have not signed another left-back, nothing. "I'm worried not for the club, but more for the fans because they are amazing. I have a lot of friends in the dressing room and they are a bit nervous. "I think Joey Barton will leave soon. Andy Carroll left in January and it is really, really hard for Alan Pardew. "You want to be as high as you can in the table, but maybe Newcastle don't think the same. That is why they sell their best players and that is why everyone moves. "The dressing room at Newcastle is fantastic, it is amazing, 10 out of 10, but of course it is hard for the players when the best players leave. "It is not settled like it is here at Liverpool and I think that is why everyone is leaving Newcastle. "I think Joey Barton will leave soon." Enrique himself caused a stir amongst the Newcastle hierachy prior to his transfer when he criticised the club via Twitter, but the Spaniard says he will not be creating any similar problems for his new bosses. Jose Enrique: "The Twitter ban was hard and I got fined two weeks' wages but I didn't have any problems because I only had one year left on my contract and I wouldn't have cared if I had stayed for that one year. "But I'm really happy here. But Twitter just gives me problems and I won't tweet again."