Newcastle United's tenacious full back Danny Simpson was left bloody, beaten and unconscious after a savage brawl outside a Manchester nightclub, but the defender is doing OK now after he tweeted an update on his health.

The 26-year-old, who used to ply his trade in Manchester, playing for local giants Manchester United, was celebrating his team's victory in the last minutes against Chelsea with former teammates Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley.

"Him and this guy started getting aggressive with each other,' a source told The Sun. 'They started scuffling. The man was pushing and shoving Danny and he just lost it. He punched him and he dropped to the ground." The source added: "He dropped to the floor and was half on the pavement, half on the road with blood pouring from his mouth. He was in a bad way. It looked like he'd been knocked out."

Simpson has since then tweeted, "For the record im okay, 2 on 1 well done!" suggesting he was outnumbered. Still, at least he's okay. His career at Newcastle might not be fine though; late night brawls and the signing of Mathieu Debuchy - the French international set to challenge Simpson for his position - might see him leave the club, with Fulham and West Ham interested in acquiring his services.