Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez apologised to fans after their thrashing by Manchester City.

Jonas has told Newcastle fans that he understands their anger following Monday night's 4-0 thrashing by Manchester City and has apologised for the lacklustre performance.

"The fans are going to be angry with us," the midfielder told the Evening Chronicle. "We have to apologise to them for the result, yet we must try to give them the points next week.

"We have to take three points in each of the two home games. We have to be strong."

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