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Chris Rigg debut issue amid SAFC exit talk



Journalist Liam Kennedy has claimed Sunderland teenager Chris Rigg could have solely been handed his debut to assist rise worth amid switch hypothesis.

What’s the phrase?

Of their newest fixture, the Black Cats took on Shrewsbury City within the FA Cup. Within the 81st minute of the sport, the 15-year-old grew to become the membership’s second-youngest player ever when he changed Edouard Michut.

It’s clear the participant is very rated, which is why he’s even concerned within the first crew at such a younger age and that expertise appears to have drawn consideration from an area rival.

Certainly, Newcastle United are reportedly in ‘pole place’ to land Rigg who is claimed to be needed by quite a few Premier League groups, as per 90min,

Talking on NUFC Matters, nevertheless, Kennedy recommended that {the teenager} could have been handed his debut simply so as to add some additional worth to his title.

He stated (59:09): “All I’d say is, the cynic in me, noticed him come on on Saturday and thought Sunderland are undoubtedly attempting to place just a few pound indicators on that deal when Newcastle go in for him in the summertime.”

Do you suppose Chris Rigg will depart for Newcastle?

Crafty plan?

With Rigg and his household stated to be ‘huge fans’ of Newcastle, it’s no shock to listen to that he’s more than likely to favor a transfer to the Magpies regardless of the rivalry between them and Sunderland.

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Nonetheless, the Blacks Cats will probably know this too and in the event that they actually do really feel as if the expertise is destined to depart they’ll need to squeeze each penny out of him.

After his debut, supervisor Tony Mowbray advised BBC Radio Newcastle“He was placed on the pitch as a result of he deserves to be on the pitch,” Mowbray advised BBC Radio Newcastle.” Though he admitted accidents additionally performed an element.

Regardless of that, it’s not arduous to see why a cynic would suppose this is also partly to do with a switch price. In spite of everything, even when Rigg was to depart on a free, as he’s beneath the age of 24, Sunderland can be due compensation from Newcastle.

Little doubt, the Professional Football Compensation Committee would come to a better determine now, based mostly on the truth that he has performed for the Black Cats at senior degree already.

It can definitely be fascinating to see how this all performs out.