Can Spiderman Find Those Magic Goalscoring Feet?

Last updated : 28 August 2008 By Footy Mad - Editor
And to be honest with you, he is a little concerned his new striking role at Newcastle has everyone expecting a flood of goals ... because he didn't score at all last season, in 38 appearances.

He was drafted into a striking position at Coventry on Tuesday, simply because Kevin Keegan had no-one else!

Oba Martins, Damien Duff, Alan Smith, Andy Carrol, Mark Viduka and Michael Owen were all ruled out.

Jonas Gutierrez: "The striker role is different for me.

"But I want to play and will play in any position.

"My manager wanted me to play there so, of course, I agreed.

"If it means doing a job for the team I am more than happy to do so.

"Michael Owen is a very important player for us.

"He's like all great strikers, he gets the goals and we need him."