Kevin Keegan definitely has a thing for players with more than a bit of attacking panache, so a player like José Antonio Reyes is surely right up his street.
The good news is that the ex-Gooner should be available after his current side Atlético Madrid deemed him surplus to requirements. The bad news is that Reyes’ time with Arsenal was blighted by homesickness. Would a player once described by Guillem Balague as being too ingrained in the Spanish way of life succeed in the north-east of England?
Newcastle United’s austerity drive is making it harder for Kevin Keegan to augment his squad but they are thought to be pondering a bid for José Antonio Reyes, the former Arsenal forward now at Atlético Madrid, where he has fallen out of favour. (Guardian)
If Keegan could somehow get Reyes to bed in at St James’, and then coax out the form that he once had, the Spaniard could be a good signing, but those are two gargantuan “ifs”…