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Why Newcastle must stop Coloccini from leaving

Fabricio Coloccini

Fabricio Coloccini’s Dad has claimed his son wants to leave Newcastle and return to Argentina, something Newcastle cannot allow to happen.

Fabricio Coloccini was majorly criticised when he first signed for Newcastle United, no one really know why he’d been bought and fewer wanted him there in the first place.

When Newcastle were relegated down to the Championship, many fans started to pre-empt his departure from the club but he stayed and guided them back into the top flight as captain.

Out of the blue his Dad has suggested that he wants to leave Newcastle on good terms and go back to Argentina. Remarkable considering his admission of love and respect for his current club.

“The most difficult thing for Newcastle is to let him leave because they have already sold an important striker – on top of that he is the captain, an example, an idol and in a city that greatly loves him,” Osvaldo Coloccini told the Daily Mail.

Newcastle cannot let him go because of these very comments. Demba Ba has already head down the motorway to join Chelsea and the club allowing Coloccini to leave would mean they may as well book the side into the nearest hospital for some spinal surgery.

He’s become a much better defender than the man who originally joined the club from Deportivo in Spain. He has changed in a number of ways which are the main reason he is the best defender at the club.

He is strong, athletic, quick, good in the air and good with the ball at his feet. The fact he is captain has enhanced his leadership and responsibility skills and the back four looks a lot more organised when he is in it.

“It would be nice for the two of us to be at San Lorenzo, it is the club we love. Fabricio is dying to return, but is trying to make a graceful exit,” added Osvaldo.

Let’s hope this is just a case of a parent getting carried away with a pipedream he’s always had for his son ever since he stepped outside of Argentinean borders to go and make a name for himself in the football world.

Not only will Newcastle be losing a great leader and a great player, the Premier League will be losing a big character and a solid role model of which there are currently very few.

After all, Coloccini can always go back to Argentina for the rest of his life once he retires.

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