Responding to Newcastle United defender Federico Fernandez’ Twitter post, Magpies supporters couldn’t help but show love for the Argentine given his recent contribution on Tyneside – being one of the defenders who have found the net over the last two months as well as putting in great shifts to keep opposing teams out.
Fernandez, who signed from Swansea City back in 2018 for a £6 million fee, played under former manager Rafa Benitez at Napoli where he won two Coppa Italia titles before eventually moving to the Premier League.
After a successful spell at the Welsh club, Fernandez opted for Tyneside as part of the 2018 summer window spending spree on deadline day, with supporters having little idea that he would eventually become a key player under Steve Bruce.
This season, the former Swansea man averages the most clearances per game than anyone in the squad (registering 6.5) per game according to WhoScored, proving his worth as a resolute defender.
Now, the 30-year-old has arguably surpassed his own personal expectations for Newcastle, with supporters flocking to hail the defender after his most recent Twitter post.
Here’s what they had to say on social media.
Love you best pal
— Paul Garthwaite (@GarthwaitePaul) December 31, 2019
We support you all the way pic.twitter.com/i4p7Ea8hkb
— Alex yarwood (@AlexCol09166023) December 31, 2019
— Nufc (@NufcNew) January 1, 2020
Good luck for the game Fed. 3 points would be the best start to the year if you can arrange this. Cheers
— Steve McKenna (@SteveMcKenna_) December 31, 2019
Me and my daughter are walking an hour to St James’ Park b4 the match and an hour walk home after the match as no public transport is running. It will be worth it to see our boys playing in our favourite place. 3 points please ⚫⚪⚽️😍 xxx
— Mel Green (@MelGreenXxX) December 31, 2019
Fight hard …love ya man .
Happy New Years 👏
— Mikey G ✊🍺🇬🇧 (@GoodridgeMike) December 31, 2019
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