Fabricio Coloccini outlines his final aim with Newcastle

Fabricio Coloccini

Coloccini wants to take Newcastle to a trophy, or even the Champions League.

Speaking to the Chronicle, Fabricio Coloccini has admitted that he wants to secure a trophy with Newcastle before he retires, or even lead them into the Champions League.

The defender said: “I remember when I first signed and I said I would like to play in the Champions League or win something. This is my dream. We did get into the Europa League a few years ago. Now we want to bring a trophy to this club. It’s a massive club and the fans here deserve that.”

Admittedly Coloccini has already led the Magpies to a trophy, having won the Championship title in 2010.

However, for a club of Newcastle’s size, the second division league title is hardly the ambition that the club should be aiming for.

They should really be looking for one of the domestic cups to end their drought, and with Coloccini now 33-years-old, he does not have long left to achieve such an aim.

The defender has also admitted that getting into the Champions League is one of his dreams, but that certainly seems an ambition which is far too hard to achieve. The Tyneside outfit did get into the Europa League a few years ago, but that was a one-off, and going one better looks out of their reach.

If Coloccini wants to end his career at St James’ Park with a major trophy to his name, he will have to ensure that fighting for domestic silverware tops his list of priorities this term.

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