Previous Newcastle striker Salomon Rondon stays eager for Toon return

EXCLUSIVE: The Venezuelan striker that is international a period on loan on Tyneside, under Rafa Benitez, with who he has got since teamed up yet again in Asia at Dalian expert

Salomon Rondon always wears a smile that is big he covers Rafa Benitez and Newcastle United.

Day despite finding himself caught between two countries in lockdown limbo, Rondon cherishes the memories of St James’ Park as the best of his career and still harbours a dream of returning one.

The striker that is 30-year-old presently in Malaga.

He had been provided authorization to return to Spain for the delivery of their 3rd son or daughter, Romeo, final thirty days and it is nevertheless looking forward to the green light to travel back again to Asia.

The former Newcastle striker teamed up with Benitez once once once again at Chinese Super League club Dalian expert a year ago but could do not have imagined their very very first season into the asia would come out similar to this.

Rondon stays respectful to their club in Asia. He enjoyed their amount of time in china and taiwan ahead of the league had been suspended but cannot hide their aspire to go back to European countries later on.


The Venezuela centre ahead has held a detailed attention on the developments at Newcastle, like the prospective takeover, and it has no doubt once the idea is placed to him about heading back.

“If you ask me personally once again then of course if i want to come back. No doubt is had by me about returning to Newcastle,” he said.

“St James’s Park is really big. I recall going here when it comes to very first time, i believe my two young ones had been beside me, We went for the walk within the arena and I also took an image once I went when you look at the entry. You then think 50,000 fans is going to be here and my child stated: ‘Dad, you may play right right here…?’ We shall decide to decide to decide to try!

“It was fantastic for me personally. To relax and play here as a person is great.

“But needless to say my concern now’s in Asia and we’ll see just what occurs aided by the virus as well as the league. But in the event that you give me personally the opportunity to return I quickly will require it.

“i enjoy view the videos, the videos associated with games and that game against Everton and that’s why if there was clearly an opportunity to return to England in January – if it absolutely was Newcastle, during my heart there will be a more impressive area for Newcastle.

“It’s interesting what’s taking place, we abide by it the takeover extremely closely.

“we wish it should be a good decision because i believe Newcastle are such a huge group within the Premier League. It’s this kind of big club and i believe because of the right task then club might be top five, top four.

“Everything is mostly about the task, when it comes to history, for the fans plus it could possibly be amazing for the club. Needless to say I fancy of getting right right back!

“I look at the sound, the supporters all the time. The pressure is loved by me. It’s the very best. I am being pushed by them, i need to be inside my most useful after which we score – and also the sound is amazing.”

Rondon has recently had a great profession.

Malaga obviously produced mark as he kept a house there on him 10 years ago.

He invested 36 months in Russia with Rubin Kazan and Zenit Saint Petersburg, before Tony Pulis took him to western Brom in 2015. It absolutely was that he had a year on loan at Newcastle while he was in the Midlands.

Rondon established their respect and link for Benitez while at Newcastle which is just what persuaded him to attend Asia.

Rondon stated: “When we received the telephone call, he said it absolutely was Rafa Benitez. He said he desired me personally to arrive at Newcastle, I happened to be honoured and I also shared outstanding 12 months with him here after which once more in Asia.

“You’ve got to just just take that possibility. It absolutely was a great possibility.

“Everyone loves working he tried to help me a lot with him. He could be amazing, an advisor whom we discovered a whole lot from during my job and he’s a legend, a manager that is amazing.

“ He has been a giant impact on me personally and my job.