Newcastle find out David Edgar had moved to Burnley via Sky Sports News ticker
Canadian defender couldn’t think of anyone to tell he was leaving
Newcastle found out defender David Edgar has left after eight years at the club via the television. The 22-year-old said he felt forced to leave the club and didn’t even know who to contact to say he was departing for newly-promoted Burnley.
He said: “One of the problems was there was no one for me to sit down and talk to at Newcastle. I finally got a phone call from them on Wednesday and I think that was after they’d seen the move announced on TV.
“They said ‘Is it true?’ and I said ‘Yes’. It’s tough but I suppose they didn’t have anyone to get in touch with me — no owner or manager. In the end, one of the coaches rang me.”