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Jonas: I just love Newcastle

Jonas Gutierrez says he's very settled at Newcastle United.

Newcastle is very much his home now.

Gutierrez, who captains the side in Fabricio Coloccini's absence, told the Daily Mail: "Newcastle is a unique city and a unique club. The fans make the city and the club. They make all the difference for the players.

"In Argentina they are really passionate but some of the things that go on at the stadium are nothing to do with football. Maybe they go to relieve the stress of their week but I can't understand it.

"I really enjoyed Spain. The weather is maybe better weather, especially in Majorca where you have sun nearly every day but I prefer the English football.

"The gap between Real Madrid and Barcelona is too big and it makes league a bit boring. You know when you start a season you are not going to fight for first position.

"I always dreamed to be a footballer when I was young and when I started watching football from England I thought I would get there one day. Mallorca was the right step at that time and made it easier to come here.

"And I love it at Newcastle. We had stability in our first season back and finished 11th, then we got fifth place which was fantastic and we qualified for Europe, which the club has not done for a while."

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