David Connolly suggests Sean Longstaff stay at Newcastle United

Newcastle players seen L-R Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar, DeAndre Yedlin and Sean Longstaff celebrate with Isaac Hayden (hidden) after he scores the opening goal  during the Premier...

Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff is reportedly on the radar of Manchester United.

Javier Hernandez of West Ham United battles for possession with Sean Longstaff of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at London...

David Connolly suggested on talkSPORT (6:57pm, June 15, 2019) that Sean Longstaff should not leave Newcastle United for Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

The former Sunderland striker rates Longstaff highly, and believes that it would be best for the 21-year-old midfielder if he stays at Newcastle for a bit longer.


According to The Manchester Evening News, Premier League giants United are interested in signing Longstaff from the Magpies in the summer transfer window.

Connolly said about Longstaff on talkSPORT (6:57pm, June 15, 2019): “I think he is a terrific young player, I really do.

"I think he has got a really bright future ahead of him, but I think he would be best served just going and playing a little bit longer at Newcastle.”

Sean Longstaff strikes the ball during the Newcastle United Warm Weather Training Session at La Finca Golf Resort on February 14, 2019 in Callosa de Segura, Spain.

Newcastle United stay

Manchester United are one of the biggest clubs in England and in the world, and it must be very tempting for any player to join the Red Devils.

Leaving Newcastle for the Red Devils would be a step-up for Longstaff, but the midfielder should not rush into making a decision.

The 21-year-old needs to evaluate how much playing time he would get at Old Trafford and the progress he would make under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Longstaff made eight starts and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for Newcastle this past season, scoring one goal in the process, before injury affected him, according to WhoScored.

Sean Longstaff of Newcastle United #36 is congratulated by Florian Lejeune after he scored the opening goal during the Pre Season Friendly match between St.Patricks Athletic and Newcastle...

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