Jonas Gutierrez is an Argentina international football player who currently features for the Premier League club Newcastle United. He plays as a winger and is regarded as one of the best players in his position in the English top flight.
Gutierrez made his professional debut for Argentine club Valez Sarsfield in 2001 and played for them until 2005, making 99 league appearances. In the summer of 2005 he was signed by Real Mallorca after winning the Primera Division Argentina Clausura Tournament in 2005.
Gutierrez was very much a first team regular for Mallorca and is one of the team’s most important players. In three years with the Spanish first division outfit, he scored five goals in 96 La Liga matches and earned a name for himself as one of the trickiest wingers.
His impressive performances saw him earn a move to Newcastle United in the summer of 2008 on a five-year contract. He soon established himself as one of the indispensible players for Newcastle and has made over 160 appearances in the Championship and the Premier League. Gutierrez signed a new four-year contract with the Magpies in September 2011.
Gutierrez made his international debut for Argentina against France in a friendly international in February 2007. He was part of the Argentine squad for the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.