Loads of Newcastle United fans have been flocking to a tweet from the Tyneside club’s official Twitter page about Florian Lejeune as they wished him a happy birthday.
Indeed, the 29-year old has enjoyed some fine performances in the Premier League so far in the North East, despite not being a regular in the starting eleven. In just six appearances, Lejeune has scored a handy two goals, and wins four duels per game, according to Sofascore. The central defender also averages 2.2 clearances, 1.7 interceptions and 1.3 tackles every match, as per the website.
However, despite his heroics at times, it seems as if several members of the Toon faithful had other things on their mind upon flocking to the post. With the prospective takeover at St. James’ Park all still very much up in the air, some Magpies could not help themselves but ask about if and when the proposed deal will be approved.
Does Lejeune get in your starting eleven currently?
These NUFC supporters in particular were keen to bring up the takeover:
Announce the takeover.
— Dom (@A1tk3n_) May 20, 2020
Announce cans now
— Danny Parker Clark🇸🇦 (@DannyParkerCla1) May 20, 2020
Happy Birthday, 🍻cans.
— Gavin White (@GavinWh90866304) May 20, 2020
He deserves some good birthday announcement/news. Work related would be good
— Yaniteeeeed (@yaniteeeeed) May 20, 2020
Is it #cans day today??? 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Tim Owen (@TimToolOwen) May 20, 2020
Now approve the takeover 👍
— Adam. (@AdamNUFC_) May 20, 2020
Happy birthday Florian and all but this tweet broke me a little inside. And we wait #NUFCTakeover
— Chris M-T (@ChrisMorganT87) May 20, 2020
Sure he’d love a takeover for his birthday
— StevenM_nufc (@sirmounty) May 20, 2020
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