Date: 13th January 2020 at 5:50pm
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A lot of Newcastle United fans have ripped into Christian Atsu after he came on as a substitute for Dwight Gayle in the Toon’s 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Ghanaian international was brought on as Gayle injured his hamstring moments after he had set up Miguel Almiron for the Toon’s opener.

Is Atsu good enough for Newcastle?

Yes

Yes

No

No

However, he did not impress these Newcastle fans who have not held back with their assessment of Atsu.

What do we think?

Strangely, despite making 18 appearances for Newcastle and of them only five have been starts – the 28-year-old has provided the most assists for the Magpies this season with four.

However, he made no impact on the game on Saturday because after Leander Dendoncker had equalised for Wolves, Newcastle dropped back and settled for a point which they achieved thanks to Martin Dubravka pulling off two world-class saves.

Atsu, who is valued at £5.4m by Transfermarkt, was forced into mainly defending, so perhaps the criticism he has received from a few Toon fans is a bit harsh.