Newcastle plans contract extension for Brazilian player; see details

The Magpies are in the fight for a place in the Champions League and want to keep the midfield pillar for next season
Josué Seixas
2023-03-13 19:33:29

The Newcastle board understands that it is necessary to maintain the main cast members for the 2023/24 season, with or without a place in the next Champions League. One of the club’s priorities is to renew the contract of Bruno Guimarães, according to information published by the newspaper “The Telegraph”.

The current bond of the Brazilian midfielder is valid until June 2026, however, the Magpies want to increase duration and salary. That’s because Real Madrid and Manchester City can offer advantageous proposals from June, when the transfer window opens. The number 39 shirt is valued at 60 million euros (R$ 330 million at current prices), according to Transfermarkt – sports transfer site.

Bruno Guimarães is on the rise in England

The 25-year-old took part in the North East Football Writers’ Association event, where he was named the 2022 player of the year. runners-up in the English League Cup this season.

“My dream while I’m at Newcastle, because I know what that would mean for the fans, is to win the Premier League title here. That’s my ambition with the club, in addition to playing in the Champions League. We need to dream big because the club deserves it, the fans deserve a title. The fans are growing up without ever having seen Newcastle become champions and my aim while I’m here is to help the club win that title.”

Bruno Guimarães stats for Newcastle:

  • 43 games
  • nine goals
  • four assists
  • eight yellow cards
  • one red card