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Fabricio Coloccini | Defensemen

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/22/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185

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Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has not played a single minute of pre-season under new boss Steve McClaren, fueling speculation that his is about to leave for Crystal Palace…
Fabricio Coloccini’s captain’s armband has been shared by Jack Colback and Daryl Janmaat this summer – two (perhaps the only two) who performed anything like their potential last season. Although Coloccini is carrying an Achilles injury, his total absence throughout the pre-season tour and the imminent arrival Anderlecht center-back Chancel Mbemba looks to many as the end of the road for the Argentine. He has just a year on his current contract, so the club would looking to get a fee of around £2m for him and Crystal Palace have already enquired. A move to the capital, first team football and linking up with former boss Pardew and team-mate Yohan Cabaye might prove a tempting cocktail. Particular compared to the bench at Newcastle. Jul 27 - 6:38 AM