Loads of Newcastle United supporters reacted to a post from the club’s official Twitter account wishing loan signing Valentino Lazaro a happy birthday.
After moving to St James’ Park from Inter Milan for just £1.35m, Lazaro has featured in five matches in all competitions for Steve Bruce’s Black and Whites this season, and netted the crucial goal against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns in the FA Cup. The 24-year-old also picked up a red card in only his second appearance for the Magpies against Crystal Palace (Transfermarkt).
The Austrian has also won 28 caps for the national team and has scored three goals for the Boys so far. He is currently valued at £17.1m via Transfermarkt.
Despite his relatively young age, Lazaro has played for a number of notable European teams, including RB Salzburg and Hertha BSC.
Naturally the club’s birthday message resulted in numerous replies from the Toon Army, with couple of fans urging the club to “sign him permanently,” due to his experience in the Bundesliga and Serie A and performances to date.
Have a read through some of the different reactions down below…
sign him permanently please …
— _dhee (@_dhee90) March 24, 2020
Happy birthday Magpie ⚫⚪⚫🎂🎁🎈🎉#StayAtHome
— sandrine gavini (@SandrineGavini) March 24, 2020
— Alexis Walshinho (@AWalshinho) March 24, 2020
get the contract out
— joe (linton) (@joe0rt) March 24, 2020
Happy Birthday Valentino! pic.twitter.com/gofMuH0tnt
— Shevas (@ShevasNUFC) March 24, 2020
— LT-nufc⏱(FT) (@almightydwighty) March 24, 2020
I share a birthday with an icon👉🏻🤩👈🏻
— J (@JJSteveo0191) March 24, 2020
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