Newcastle Confirm New Contracts for Andy Carroll and Javier Manquillo

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Jun 25, 2020, 2:36 PM GMT+1
Andy Carroll has signed a one-year extension at Newcastle
Andy Carroll has signed a one-year extension at Newcastle | Michael Regan/Getty Images
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Newcastle have announced that Andy Carroll and Javier Manquillo have agreed new contracts, while youngster Matty Longstaff has penned a short-term extension until the end of the season.

The trio's deals were set to expire on 30 June but all will now remain at St James Park until the end of the 2019/20 Premier League campaign.

Carroll rejoined his boyhood club last summer and has made 15 appearances this season, racking up five assists, including one in the Magpies' recent 1-1 draw with Aston Villa. He has signed a one-year extension to his current deal.

Right-back Manquillo, meanwhile, arrived in 2017 from Atletico Madrid after previous enjoying loan spells at English sides Liverpool and Sunderland. The Spaniard has played 15 games this season and has penned terms until 2024 at the club.

Meanwhile, Longstaff - who has been linked with a move away from the north east recently - has also agreed to remain a Magpie until the end of the season at least, while Danny Rose and Nabil Bentaleb have extended their loan deals.

Javier Manquillo has penned new terms at St James' Park
Javier Manquillo has penned new terms at St James' Park | Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce revealed his delight at the news in an interview published on the club's website.

"I'm really pleased that we have been able to put these extensions in place and I'd like to thank the players for committing themselves to the club with some very important games left to play," Bruce said.


"We have been proactive in trying to reach these agreements and they will give us the best chance of finishing the season as strongly as possible.


"I'm delighted Javier Manquillo and Andy Carroll have extended their contracts longer term.


"They have both made important contributions this season and I'm really pleased we can continue to call on them beyond the summer."

Bruce also confirmed that Jack Colback - who has not made a first team appearance for Newcastle since 2017 - as well as long serving goalkeeper Rob Elliot and defender Jamie Sterry would depart the club on 30 June.

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