Football podcaster and Newcastle United fan Marley Anderson has been sharing his thoughts on the possibility of the Tyneside club signing Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori on a loan deal this month.
This comes after Anderson recently made an appearance on the latest episode of the Football Social Daily Podcast where he spoke about a range of topics surrounding the Premier League at the moment.
On the topic of Tomori and a potential loan move to Newcastle, as has been previously reported, Anderson had this to say on the matter.
He said: “For me, it’d be a good signing but still, what would we do, we would have him for six months and we’d send him back and we’d never see him again.
“It’s almost to me, like what’s the point in making somebody else’s player even better, for six months, if there’s no option to buy, there’s no guarantee that he’s going to stay and there’s no guarantee of improving him for your own causes.”
As a product of Chelsea’s youth academy, the defender made his senior debut for the west London club back in May 2016. Since then, the 23-year-old, who is currently valued at £15.3 million, has made 27 appearances for Chelsea in which he has managed to score two goals and provide one assist along the way (per Transfermarkt).
TIF Thoughts on Marley Anderson’s comments on a potential Newcastle loan move for Tomori…
Given how Tomori turned down a late loan move to West Ham United back in October because he wanted to stay and fight for his place at Chelsea and has only made four appearances across all competitions so far this season, this could be why Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has said that the defender could go out on loan this month to get some playing time.
Would you like to see Tomori join Newcastle on loan this month?
Despite this, in our view, it would feel like more of a benefit for Tomori and Chelsea rather than the Toon if he were to join Newcastle on loan if there was no guarantee he would stay at St. James’ Park.