The End For Peter LÝvenkrands
By Footy Mad - Editor
Updated Friday, 9th March 2012
Peter LÝvenkrands appears to have played his last game for Newcastle United.
The Dane is not expected to play again this season, and his contract expires in June.
Despite saying this week: "I love Newcastle and I want to stay here", the 32-year-old has already told his agent to find him a new club next term.
Løvenkrands will end his time at Newcastle stuck on 99 career goals.
His last was an extra-time penalty as Newcastle were knocked out of the League Cup by Blackburn Rovers in October
Alan Pardew: “It’s not comfortable for him or us, if I’m honest.
“We all know he’s a proper lad, so we are disappointed.”
“It’s a bad injury.
“We have probably lost him for the season. In training he had a shot and we think he’s really badly hurt his thigh. It’s a definite tear and maybe a rupture.”
The last time Newcastle released Løvenkrands he quickly returned.
He was let go after a disappointing six-month stint ended with relegation to the Championship in 2009.
But Newcastle took him back in September, and he scored 16 goals as they won promotion.
Signed as a free agent on both occasions, the former Rangers, Schalke and Copenhagen player made 85 Magpies appearances, scoring 29 goals.