Following a much-needed 2-0 away win at Sheffield United on Thursday night – a match that eases the pressure on Steve Bruce’s shoulders heading into a hectic festive period – Newcastle United fans have howled at Allan Saint-Maximin’s latest antics whilst praising the Frenchman for opening his club account.
Saint-Maximin bagged his first goal in Newcastle colours when he converted Javier Manquillo’s brilliant cross with a sumptuous downward header, with midfielder Jonjo Shelvey later bagging a controversial second goal when he took advantage of some offside confusion and gave the Magpies a more comfortable lead.
However, despite the epic result away to a side that has been famously solid defensively so far this season, supporters can’t help but laugh at Saint-Maximin’s latest antics – with the 22-year-old, talking to Sky Sports’ Keith Downie, hinting that Shelvey is the best striker at the club – leaving Joelinton possibly scratching his head.
Here’s how supporters reacted on Twitter to the hilarious take:
That will help Joelintons confidence
— JamesHodgson (@jameshodgsonnnn) December 5, 2019
Oof, slam on Joelinton 😂
— Jake Gray (@MrJakeGray) December 5, 2019
Nice vote of confidence for our £40m big man Joselinton
— Zach Leggett (@Zach_Leggett) December 5, 2019
— imoooomo (@imoooomo) December 5, 2019
😂 😂 😂
— Nufctony (@ACunningham07) December 5, 2019
— Matthew (@BigNumberFour) December 5, 2019
Is Jonjo Shelvey worthy of the Newcastle armband?
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