Thomas Robert: Laurent Robert's son signs for Airdrieonians, Thomas Robert had been linked with clubs such as Newcastle, Celtic and Rangers, Prior to joining Airdrieonians, Thomas Robert said that he wanted to follow in his father Laurent's footsteps by playing in the Premier League. View our online Press Pack. "We are very grateful to his representatives for entrusting our club with such a gifted young player.". C’est un garçon qui est bien dans ses baskets. But Robert – whose dad starred for Newcastle and PSG and was capped for France – wasn’t interested in playing Under-23s football. Bundesliga and Scottish Premiership clubs, plus French sides Nice and Rennes, are also keen on the 19-year-old. Exclusive. Keeper Mark Gillespie, 28, has returned to Newcastle from Motherwell following spells with Carlisle and Walsall. “It’s a major signing coup for the club and we are absolutely thrilled. Newcastle United targeting Montpellier winger Thomas Robert, son of club legend Laurent Robert. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Bild say the Bundesliga clubs are open to bids upwards of £32million for the 27-year-old, who has four Holland caps. Sun Sport told you how Robert might have had the chance to emulate his dad's legendary Newcastle career. The in-demand 19-year-old is a free agent and had been linked with clubs in the Bundesliga and England, as well as Rangers and Celtic. The ex-PSG star, now 45, hit 32 goals in 181 games for the Toon before joining Benfica in 2006. Play for free, entries by 6pm. He wanted to go overseas and test himself. Thomas Robert , son of former Newcastle and PSG winger Laurent, turns down offers from Ligue 1 and Premier League to join Airdrieonians in the THIRD tier of Scottish football The Magpies were among the winger's Premier League admirers after he rejected a new contract so he could move for free in a bid for more starts. Cependant s’il le mérite, le ne faut pas calculer. Laurent Robert sur Thomas (son fils) : “Si ça ne tenait qu’à moi, il jouerait déjà chez les professionnels” 2 décembre 2019 4 décembre 2019 - by Maxime Dans l’émission 100% Club sur France Bleu Hérault , le journaliste Bertand Queneutte a eu comme invité Laurent Robert (ancien joueur du club pailladin et actuel entraîneur des attaquants du centre de formation du MHSC). Thomas porte un nom lourd à porter. Mais il ne faut pas le comparer au père.”, Partager la publication "Laurent Robert sur Thomas (son fils) : “Si ça ne tenait qu’à moi, il jouerait déjà chez les professionnels”", Votre adresse de messagerie ne sera pas publiée. “He had the option to sign a four-year deal with Montpellier but didn’t want to be playing under-23 football. Il analyse ses matchs, car on est très pointilleux, au club, au niveau de la vidéo. He wanted regular first team exposure and has agreed to join Ian Murray’s side for the new season. Lineker on the cancellation of the Liverpool goal, The grim story of an NFL star who led to prison and suicide. The 19-year-old, who arrives from Montpellier, had been linked with clubs such as Newcastle, Celtic and Rangers and had previously outlined his future ambition to play in the Premier League. Robert has no featured for the senior team but he has been putting in impressive displays for the youth teams. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, The Magpies were among the winger's Premier League admirers, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).