Newcastle United Transfer News: Gael Bigirimana Set To Sign
Coventry City youngster reportedly on his way for a medical at St James Park.
Coventry Telegraph that he believes a move to Newcastle would be premature for the player, who has played U18 football for DR Congo:
Gaels a good talent but hes still got a heck of a lot to learn and Id be really disappointed if he left. I was a young lad when I went to Newcastle. They are a massive club and if you arent careful it eats you up if you go too soon, so you have to be very careful.Bigirimana joined Coventry reportedly after turning up on the club's doorstep asking for a trial, and though he was initially turned away and told to join a local club to be scouted like all other Academy prospects, before being stopped by an Academy staff member who made a quick U-turn, as the player told BBC Sport recently:
"They asked if I had all the equipment, boots, shin pads and stuff like that. I said 'yes' but I did not. They said they saw me running fast but to tell you the truth I was jogging. The next day they gave me a trial. It was near the end of the season but they took me on for the following campaign. It must have been a miracle."So, Newcastle fans - do you think Gael Bigirimana will make a good signing? Is it one for the future? Share your thoughts below.