Newcastle United will enter the international break with back-to-back victories, and the come-back against Bournemouth might have fans changing their minds on Steve Bruce. The departure of Rafa Benítez was always going to be a hard pill to swallow, and Bruce has a lot to prove, but if they continue like this, things could be about to change!
Number 10, Allan Saint-Maximin was one of the stand-out performers on Saturday, being rated 7.5/10 by WhoScored and missing out on their star man award to Ciaran Clarke who was rated 7.7/10. Despite not starting the previous three games before the United win, he’s been picked by Bruce for each of the four Premier League games afterwards. Chronicle Live rated him 9/10 for his role in the Bournemouth where he also got an assist.
It’s clear he’s having a big impact on Newcastle’s current form of seven points from the last nine available, and the fans have noticed. He posted a tweet after the game simply saying “that’s the spirit”, along with a heart and fire emoji, and nearly 250 fans replied to praise his performance.
That’s the spirit ❤️🔥 #NUFC
— Allan Saint-Maximin (@asaintmaximin) November 9, 2019
You can see some of their reactions to the tweet below:
Great performance, once you and Almiron get a goal they will flood in.
— Angel🤶🎁 (@01dunnn) November 9, 2019
You were brilliant today lad. Keep your chin up, keep working hard and your goals will come.
— Shevas (@ShevasNUFC) November 9, 2019
Allan, I literally screamed at my tv thinking youd score, keep pushing man, amazing 🤩🥰❤
— Jess Bennett (@jamy0497) November 9, 2019
You are genuinely the best thing to happen to this football club in a long time. A breath of fresh air. Thank you
— Dan Thomas (@dan_thom) November 10, 2019
Unreal performance Maxi ❤️
— Shay🥺 (@mikelzazon) November 9, 2019
Hard working, young,great for the team and an absolute bargain. Unfortunately Mike Ashley will be laughing all the way to the bank. Keep up the amazing work while you’re here Allan 👏👏👏
— Ian Waterhouse (@newwatas) November 9, 2019
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