He told the Evening Chronicle: "This is a great club, and wherever Peter Ramage goes, it won't be to a club as big as this.
"He knows that, but it will be to a club where he plays every week. He's got to go and play regular football. He's not 16, 17 or 18 any more, he's 24.
"But I would like to take his heart, and put it in the dressing room at Newcastle. The one thing he has is a massive heart."