Former Nigerian International And Notts County Striker Yet To Make A Decision On Retirement

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Former Nigerian international and Magpies ace striker Shola Ameobi has said he is yet to decide whether to call time on an illustrious footballing career and says he will take stock of his future in the summer.

The Notts County striker has enjoyed a wonderful 20-year career and has been an integral part of the Magpies’ success in the past decade.

The 36-year-old is one of a host of players out of contract in the summer, with boss Kevin Nolan hailing the striker for his contribution this term.

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While Shola Ameobi is still thinking about what to do next in his career, the Newcastle legend stated that he will weigh his options at the end of the current campaign.

“That love is certainly still there for me,” he said.

“It’s a tough one.

“I think my mind wants to, but we just have to see where we are.

“I’ve always said that I will take stock at the end of the season, give myself a couple of weeks and see if I’m good to go.

“So at this point in time, there’s no yes or no. But what I do know is I’m still fully involved.

“I still want to help this team make history and I think obviously if you do that then it would definitely sort of make the job easier in terms of deciding.”

Shola Ameobi made 397 official appearances for Newcastle United and scored 79 goals in the 14 years that he played for the Magpies. This season he has played 32 times for Notts County and scored 6 goals He also played for the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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