Since losing their first game since late November in a 1-0 defeat to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday, supporters have since gasped at a recent statistic surrounding Magpies star winger Allan Saint-Maximin – with the revelation that they haven’t won a single game without the Frenchman starting.
Will Allan Saint-Maximin be a Newcastle United player next season?
Yes, no end product
Not with Ashley about
Chris Wood scored the only goal of the game as Newcastle United fell to their first loss since a 2-0 humbling at Aston Villa, bringing many supporters back down from cloud nine and forcing them to face a potential reality that they have a lack of goalscorers in the forward positions.
In particular, Steve Bruce’s side looked like they missed a great deal of flair – usually provided by Saint-Maximin on the right-hand side – but unfortunately, they will be without his services for another few weeks as he recovers from a hamstring injury.
Taking that into account, supporters have reacted pessimistically to just how poorly they seem to do without him – here’s what they had to say on Twitter.
ASM is making Bruce look like a good manager. Cue the excuses from Bruce over the next few weeks.
— Nufc42 (@nufc42) December 14, 2019
If that’s continues it’s gonna be a very grim Christmas
— Ben whiteley (@Ben98whiteley) December 14, 2019
Bit of a misnomer as he only played 10 mins vs Spurs yet generally true – @NUFC need The Divine Headband 💯
— Stuart Latimer Esq. (@UltraStarTime) December 14, 2019
Well he’s out for a month so hope that doesn’t continue!
— Joanna 🎅🎄⛄ (@googoogajoob78) December 14, 2019
Never leave @asaintmaximin 😩
— Joseph Burlison (@MrBurlison) December 14, 2019
Don’t like the sound of this statement mark….he is out for a month !!!!!!
— Dan NUFC82 (@dan2882) December 14, 2019
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Because absolute zero threat on the counter attack without him.
— Andy Forrester (@AndyForrester1) December 14, 2019
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