It has been confirmed that Danny Guthrie has joined Premier League newcomers Reading on a free transfer, signing a three year deal. Guthrie, who’s first team appearances were limited due to the midfield duo of Cabaye and Tiote, was never likely to see a lot of first-team football at Newcastle.
Guthrie’s contract expired this weekend, and with July 1st signaling the opening of the transfer window, it was always looking likely that Guthrie would depart. I think he’ll be a decent player for Reading, and I’ve always rated him as a good squad player. With Danny’s departure, you would think now that the club may look to buy a replacement, or look to give Vuckic or Mehdi Abeid more first team appearances.
Newcastle United are due to play Reading at the Madjeski stadium in September.