DeAndre Yedlin has experienced a roller coaster of a season with Newcastle United. He entered the season surrounded by rumors that he wanted a move away from the club. Then, he found himself outside of the rotation, not included in matchday squad eight of the first ten Premier League matches. He didn’t make his EPL season debut until December 12th when he made a brief cameo off the bench.
Recently, he’s found himself back in the mix as Steve Bruce’s first-choice option on the right side of the backline. But, while his present is looking better for the Magpies and he has praise for Bruce, Yedlin’s future is incredibly uncertain.
Speaking to CBS Sports HQ, the speedy American right-back explained that he has not heard back from the club on what comes next. His contract expires in June and the 27-year-old could begin negotiating with other clubs due to there being only six months left on his current deal.
“My agent has reached out to people at Newcastle and they’ve responded back saying ‘yes we’ll call you’ and there’s no calls back,” he told CBS Sports HQ. “That has been quite frustrating.”
For Yedlin, he’s absolutely justified in his frustration. The club not communicating is unprofessional and unfair. While he hasn’t been a star by any means this season, Yedlin’s been solid in his return to the starting lineup and is definitely worthy of a new deal. Hopefully, with Yedlin putting the club’s brass on blast, they will give him clarity one way or the other on his future.