'I will be back': Jonas Gutierrez promises Newcastle return in emotional message to supporters

Jonas Gutierrez has sent an emotional message to Newcastle United fans
Jonas Gutierrez has sent an emotional message to Newcastle United fans

Jonas Gutierrez has posted a string of emotional messages to Newcastle United supporters - reiterating his love for the club and promising to return.

As he prepared to watch the Magpies take on Southampton in the Premier League, the 35-year-old - who currently plays for Defensa y Justicia in his homeland - took to Twitter and addressed Newcastle fans. Gutierrez became a firm fans' favourite at St James's Park after making over 200 appearances for the club, with fans jubilant when he netted against West Ham United after recovering from a testicular cancer diagnosis. And it appears Gutierrez stills hold Tyneside in high esteem with these latest messages only serving to reinforce that. You can read his tweets to fans below: