Heskey happy Down Under.
Emile Heskey is enjoying life in the A-League so much that he is already talking about extending his stay with the Newcastle Jets into next season.
Heskey, 33, has scored 5 goals in 6 games to life his new team to third on the current season ladder.
“Extending my stay is up to the owner and the manager but hopefully I will do enough to be granted a new contract.
“Hopefully we will look at that later on, so I’m just keeping an open mind on it until then.”
SOURCE: Daily Mirror
Gutting! Emile “the Aussi goal-machine” Heskey has ruled out a return to the Premier League, insisting that he is loving life Down Under.
And why not? The 33-year-old carthorse is tearing up the A-League and has bagged 5 goals in his first 6 matches – the same number he managed during two whole seasons in the Premier League!
Heskey’s form suggests that Aussi league is a similar level to England’s League Two but the poor standard hasn’t stopped fans turning up in their droves to support the former England international.
Indeed, Heskey is gaining something of cult following Down Under and Newcastle Jets fans have already made up a catchy chant for their new star. What’s more, US network Fox Sports has introduced ‘Heskey Cam’ to their coverage of Jets games, an interactive service that allows fans to witness the every move of their new ‘hero’ during matches.
With his newfound stardom, plus the approaching Aussi summer, it’s easy to understand why Heskey is so settled in Oz.
Bad luck Liverpool, he’s not for sale.
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