And it would be fair to say that the Newcastle fans are not best pleased.
Losing the Spaniard would be far from the end of the world but the club’s supporters feel that the price is little on the short side.
Perez had periods of inconsistency during the 2018-19 season, although he deserves credit for his form in the latter stages of the campaign.
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Earlier this month, a number of Newcastle fans begged Perez to reject summer interest to stay with the club.
However, recent comments from the attacker suggest that he is looking to seek pastures new ahead of the new season, which will seemingly upset the fanbase.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
— ??beth?? (@bethmann99) May 27, 2019
Gutted, knew that would be coming
— Kel.M (@KelPeb) May 27, 2019
I hope to god this isn’t true ?
— Mickey ▪️▫️NUFC▪️▫️ Marr (@mickey_marr) May 27, 2019
Too cheap and we still dunno who’s our managet
— Ginkoh_NUFC (@Ginkohro) May 27, 2019
that seems a bit cheap
— Mick Parry (@MickP1964) May 27, 2019
Is that the first instalment ?
— acpatto (@AnthP68) May 27, 2019
— Sean Maloney (@SeanPatMaloney) May 27, 2019
— mickclark6441 (@mickclark6441) May 27, 2019