Newcastle United ace Fabian Schar is facing an uncertain future at St. James’ Park, according to The Chronicle.
As per the outlet, the Tyneside club are prepared to sell the Swiss international for the right price, as his future is pending on interest from clubs in both France and Spain.
Schar’s current deal is up at the end of the new 2020/21 term which means that he could possibly leave on a free transfer if he does not get offered a new contract in the North East.
Indeed, it would be a bit of a blow to lose the 28-year old, especially if he is let go for free. Schar was a prominent figure for Steve Bruce’s team in the Premier League in the 2019/20 season, and even managed to average three times as many tackles per game in the top flight (1.8) than his teammate and captain Jamaal Lascelles (0.6) (via Whoscored).
Comparing some of his other stats in England’s highest division in the last campaign to fellow central defenders Lascelles, Ciaran Clark and Federico Fernandez, Schar averaged the most tackles, interceptions, shots, key passes, dribbles an long balls per match (per the website).
Should Schar be a regular for Newcastle?
Indeed, the centre-back may count himself unlucky if he were not to be part of Bruce’s plans for the near future.
However, if he is to move away from the Magpies, Bruce will surely be looking to recoup as much money as possible for him so that he can potentially invest the money into other transfer targets.
Nonetheless, it does not seem a wise idea for the Toon to let Schar go at this moment in time.
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