Newcastle United star's cryptic 17-word message with summer D-Day edging closer

Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak celebrates with team mates Kieran Trippier (obscured) and Callum Wilson (r). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak celebrates with team mates Kieran Trippier (obscured) and Callum Wilson (r). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak celebrates with team mates Kieran Trippier (obscured) and Callum Wilson (r). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson faces an uncertain future - in more ways than one.

Newcastle United’s joint second top Premier League goalscorer Callum Wilson faces an uncertain future.

Talk of a potential summer exit is rife, with clubs in Saudi Arabia, as well as the Premier League said to be interested - however, Eddie Howe is in no rush to lose a player he holds in the highest regard.

Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak celebrates with team mates Kieran Trippier (obscured) and Callum Wilson (r). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak celebrates with team mates Kieran Trippier (obscured) and Callum Wilson (r). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak celebrates with team mates Kieran Trippier (obscured) and Callum Wilson (r). (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Not just Wilson’s club future is in doubt.

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The player was a regular part of Gareth Southgate’s England squads prior to his injury-hit campaign. In that time, the likes of Ollie Watkins, in rich goalscoring form, and Ivan Toney, back from his ban, have leapfrogged the Magpies’ frontman.

So, with just four Premier League games left - and Wilson back on the goals trail last time out against Sheffield United - the striker definitely has a point to prove, both domestically and to his international manager, who seems certain to select teammates Kieran Trippier and Anthony Gordon for Euro 2024.

And ahead of the Magpies’ potentially defining top flight visit to Burnley this weekend, Wilson has sent out a message to his rivals - and doubters.

Setting out his stall, the former Bournemouth man took to X to say: “When you come out of a storm, you wont be the same person that walked into it.”

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While it is impossible to know exactly what Wilson is referring to there, it is safe to assume his injury hit campaign, with all the talk that has surrounded it, is likely to be said ‘storm’.

Wilson has played just 24 times for Newcastle this season, but has managed to net nine goals.

His last England appearance came in September 2023, when he came off the bench for the closing stages of a 3-1 win in Scotland.

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