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‘Guaranteed goals’ – Newcastle United fans react on Twitter with popular figure reportedly set for move

Little over a year ago, the Newcastle United fans were left with shocked looks on their faces when the club brought in Daryl Murphy last summer. 

Indeed, the veteran Irish international was written off by large sections of support prior to his arrival, though did ultimately prove to be a helpful addition to Rafa Benitez’s squad. He notched five goals across their Championship-winning campaign, popping up with crucial strikes against the likes of Brentford and Rotherham along the way.

So, the recent reports in regards to his likely departure were always going to spark a reaction. Murphy is reportedly close to joining Nottingham Forest and, while his ageing years may prevent anyone from getting all that excited, our resident Geordies in the bar have bid a fond farewell to the forward.

With that in mind, here’s a closer look at what Toon fans online had to say about the striker.

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