Newcastle United player has ‘no idea’ over his future beyond this summer

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A busy summer is expected at Newcastle United, which is likely to see some players leave St James’ Park.

Emil Krafth is unsure about his future at Newcastle United ahead of what is set to be a busy summer on Tyneside.

The sole focus from Eddie Howe’s side at present is on retaining their Premier League status but beyond brings potential uncertainty.

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The ambition of the new PIF-led owners is no hidden secret, with the long-term plan to get the Magpies competing for the European places and silverware.

And as it’s proven to be the brutal case in football, changes to the playing squad are a given when a change in vision occurs.

Certainly, the attitude and commitment of Howe’s men can’t be questioned with a recent nine-game unbeaten run lifting the club nine points above the drop zone.

And the players will hope their improved performances can prolong their stays at St James’ Park ahead of next season.

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Indeed, Krafth, who has started five of the last six games, is waiting to see what will happen at the end of the campaign.

Emil Krafth asked about Newcastle future

Speaking to Swedish outlet Fotbollskanalen, the 27-year-old said: “No idea actually. I focus on being here and now.

“I have a contract with the club and everything else that happens will happen, there is nothing I can influence.

“I have a contract with Newcastle and if something happens this summer, I will have to take it then.”

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Jonjo Shelvey’s recent candid admission

Jonjo Shelvey candidly addressed his future during a recent interview with the club’s matchday programme UNITED.

He said: “We’re not stupid - we know the game - and the new owners have come in, and (we know) where the club wants to do be and stuff like that.

“That core group that got us out of the Championship - we’re not stupid. We know we’re not getting any younger. We’re getting older.

“The club wants to move on with getting players in and out but until we’re told we’re no longer required, we’re just going to continue to do our jobs to the best of our abilities.

“But it’s exciting - I want to be a part of it, and I will continue to be a part of it until I’m told otherwise.”

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