Defender confirms Newcastle are his ‘first option’ to sign new deal this summer

Newcastle defender Fabian Schar has revealed that a decision about his future will be made soon and his ambition is to stay with Newcastle after this season.

Talking about recordThe 30-year-old Swiss international admits he is very happy under Eddie Howe and is enjoying football at St James’ Park.

“I think I will know soon. I am enjoying playing at Newcastle United under Eddie Howe. Hopefully we can say more in a few weeks. But I am very happy here. Newcastle is my first choice.”

Fabian Schaar will be a free agent when the season is over and is expected to have many suitors as he has been doing so well lately alongside Dan Byrne who signed in January.

Newcastle will be adamant about retaining the Swiss star as they look to offload Ciaran Clarke and Federico Fernandez this summer.