surprise! Howe confirms 1 main player is leaving the team

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Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe has confirmed one of his key players is leaving. The club to comply with Financial Fair Play rules after being absent from the pre-season game.

Newcastle United manager  Eddie Howe has confirmed that Allan Saint-Maximin Preparing to say goodbye to the club Amid interest from Saudi club Al-Ahli. The 26-year-old has recently reunited with his Salikadong team-mates after the summer break. And he started in the 3-2 pre-season win over Gateshead last weekend.

surprise! Howe confirms 1 main player is leaving the team

 However, Saint-Maximin Was not in the Newcastle squad for their 2-1 friendly win over Rangers at Ibrox on Tuesday night. After being denied permission to travel to Glasgow. Recent reports claim that Al-Hilal is pushing to sign with Saint-Maximin. And are in talks with the Frenchman about a move to the Middle East.

         Howe admitted he wanted to keep Saint-Maximin. But while it is believed Newcastle must sell players in order to comply with Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. In response to questions about Saint-Maximin following the win over Rangers. Howe told reporters: “Allan is discussing a move to another club. Nothing has been confirmed yet. nothing happened But that’s why he’s not here today. According to Financial Fair Play rules, we had to trade. We were stuck in a position where we couldn’t trade players any other way. That’s how FFP works . We want to strengthen the group. Sometimes these things happen and we have to accept it.“It’s too early to talk about Maxi as the past. Of course we respect him as well as the fans. So if we lose him It will be a difficult time for us. 

         When asked if Saint-Maximin will travel with the United States, Howe replied: “There are no plans for him to join us tomorrow. But we have to see it again ′′ ′′ There is a time when he will end up with us again. If this is the case We are delighted to welcome him back.”

         Since taking over Newcastle from Saudi Arabia in November 2021. Newcastle have spent over £250m on new signings and acquired the likes of Bruno Guimaraes. Alexander Isak and Anthony Gordon for more than £40m. Newcastle’s most recent signing is Italian midfielder Sandro Tonali moved to St James’ Park from AC Milan for around £ 55m last month.

 However, player sales were needed, with Howe revealing last week that Newcastle had to use “Very tight budget” this summer. believe that the Salika Dong team will lead the race for the ultimate goal like Harvey Barnes, so Saint-Maximin therefore becoming a player who is expected to move out of St. James Park after not being able to produce as many goals for the team as hoped

         The Frenchman has scored just 13 goals and 21 assists in 124 appearances for Newcastle in all competitions since joining the club from Nice in 2019, including just one goal and five assists in 25 Premier League games last season. Besides Barnes Newcastle are also interested in the subject. quaratskelia Napoli star player While still believing that Ha is in the market to find a new central defender