Callum Wilson has signed a brand new deal.
An official Newcastle United announcement revealing the information on Friday morning.
An excellent enhance for the membership and a smart one on each side, with Callum Wilson extending his contract to 30 June 2025, by which period he could have turned 33 (within the February).
Official Newcastle United announcement – 15 September 2023:
Newcastle United’s main goalscorer for the previous three seasons, Callum Wilson, has signed a one-year contract extension with the membership.
The England worldwide and Magpies’ quantity 9 will now keep at St. James’ Park till the summer time of 2025 after agreeing the brand new deal which is able to see him proceed a goal-laden keep on Tyneside following his arrival from AFC Bournemouth in September 2020.
Wilson has scored 40 targets in 79 league video games for United, together with two from 4 appearances this season – a report which has seen him transfer into fifth within the membership’s all-time Premier League goalscorers chart. He sits only one purpose behind the legendary Les Ferdinand and with eight extra targets he’ll transfer into second place within the listing, behind the nice Alan Shearer.
The 31-year-old, who netted 18 occasions as Eddie Howe’s aspect completed fourth final season, has scored twice for England, most just lately in opposition to Malta in June, and gained his ninth cap on this week’s victory over Scotland.
Callum Wilson mentioned: “I’m delighted to increase my time right here. It’s a implausible soccer membership, I’ve been welcomed ever since I got here by the door and now the membership’s moving into a implausible path and on a journey so it’s good to commit my future to be to being part of that.
“We’ve acquired some nice issues to look ahead to and I feel being round right here, the town, fan base, is what gamers dream of so I can’t wait to be round for the following few years.
“After I first joined the membership, I had ambitions to return again to the Premier League having been relegated with Bournemouth and over the primary few interviews I discussed Europe and I discussed attending to 100 Premier League targets.
“They had been ambitions of mine and so they nonetheless are. I’m near get into the ‘100 Membership’ and likewise changing into the second all-time Premier League scorer for Newcastle can be a tremendous achievement, having seemed as much as Shearer for a few years.
“There’s so many implausible names which were earlier than me at Newcastle – goalscorers who’ve worn the quantity 9 – and it’d be good to hitch them within the report books throughout my time right here.”
Eddie Howe, who beforehand labored with Wilson at Bournemouth earlier than the pair had been reunited at St. James’ Park, mentioned: “We’re very happy as a result of Callum has been an integral a part of our success.
“He’s an impressive particular person, an impressive footballer and I’m delighted he’s going to be with us for longer.
“He’s an extremely motivated particular person and I’ve by no means seen Callum not motivated to attain targets. I feel that’s an amazing factor for a striker.
“He’s at all times there in coaching and in video games, wanting to attain targets, and I’m certain that’ll be driving him on to realize increasingly with Newcastle United at a really thrilling time for the membership.”