Date: 3rd January 2021 at 3:05pm
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Newcastle United fans on Twitter have been sharing their criticism for Toon midfielder Sean Longstaff and his performance in the first half of the Tyneside club’s Premier League clash against Leicester City. 

After picking up a point in their 0-0 draw against Liverpool, Steve Bruce’s side welcomed Leicester to St. James’ Park to try and pick up their first three points of 2021.

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Easy one to get us underway, in what month during 2019 was Steve Bruce appointed Newcastle manager?

During the first half of the match against Brendan Rodgers’ side, many Newcastle fans flocked to Twitter to share their thoughts on Longstaff’s performance and how he was getting on in the game.

So, what did these Newcastle fans have to say about Longstaff’s first-half display against Leicester?

Sean Longstaff is so bad, looks like he’s running in treacle no energy no desire just awful #NUFC #NEWLEI” 

@khasoggis_widow

Has Sean Longstaff got a ticket to watch the game from the pitch? #NEWLEI” 

@Veritas2021

“Like playing with 10 men with sean longstaff” 

@ollybeckham1

Sean Longstaff is a step behind everyone. Slow decision making. We will pay for that today. #NEWLEI #NUFC” 

@canucksroc

“I wish Shaun longstaff was better but he isn’t ! He’s just not good enough at the moment !” 

@davidsandison4

“Sean Longstaff doesn’t look like he knows where he’s meant to be playing! He’s all over the place and looks slow and sloppy in possession” 

@GDawson7

Looking at these tweets from this group of Newcastle fans, it’s clear to see that they were not impressed by what they saw from Longstaff during the first half of their match against Leicester.

Given how the 23-year-old didn’t make an appearance in either of the Toon’s previous two league games against Manchester City and Liverpool, this could be a reason why these Newcastle fans think he looked a bit rusty against Leicester.

Is Sean Longstaff good enough to play for Newcastle?

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Yes

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No

Hopefully, Longstaff can put in a better performance in the second half of the match at St. James’ Park than he did in the first.