According to a report from Chronicle journalist Mark Douglas, Newcastle United have benefited from the return of strikers Joelinton and Yoshinori Muto to training ahead of their Premier League clash with Arsenal at the weekend, but these Magpies supporters aren’t exactly jumping for joy.
Joelinton, who has scored just one Premier League goal this season way back in August (WhoScored), had to be taken off after netting against Oxford United in the FA Cup with a reported rib injury. However, with the Brazilian returning to training alongside fringe forward Muto, Steve Bruce’s side have been handed a double striking boost for their trip to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Regardless of the perceived good news, a lot of Newcastle fans aren’t exactly jumping for joy over the update, especially considering Muto has only scored once in 24 league appearances since signing from Mainz 05 in the summer of 2018.
One supporter even laid into Bruce’s alleged ‘masterplan‘ of keeping fellow striker Andy Carroll fit as backup – find all of their best comments from Twitter down below.
So much for that Bruce masterplan I read about to keep Carroll fit, don’t know what made #NUFC think they could keep him fit.
— Mal Huddart (@M4lah75) February 12, 2020
Yep that Arsenal defence will be quacking in their boots…….
— Phil Scott (@magpieman19) February 12, 2020
No dramas, the tactical genius Steve will have this covered when we all see how his methodical training methods come to fruition.
— Mark (@mja1980) February 12, 2020
Don’t worry lads I’m sure the training staff on the ball down the at the subbuteo training complex , they’ve doubled the green wheelie bins and paddling pools for warm downs , injury free here we come 👏
— kevin young toon army (@kevo175) February 12, 2020
Strange how he said all would ready for Arsenal one of the reasons used to soften the blow of not taking a striker during window. Shambles.
— Marc Wailes (@MarcWailes) February 12, 2020
Were saved then
— neil rowan (@RowanNeil) February 12, 2020
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