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Newcastle United: Fans hail Joelinton’s latest performance

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A lot of Newcastle United fans have taken to Twitter to hail the display of Joelinton in their Premier League clash on Monday night. 

The Toon entered the game at St. James’ Park on just 10 points and second-bottom of the Premier League table, but knowing a win would take them three points clear of the bottom spot.

Is Joelinton better as a midfielder?





And Eddie Howe’s side got off to the perfect start with Allan Saint-Maximin providing them with an early lead, however, these fans were clearly impressed with the efforts of Joelinton.

The £40m signing has struggled since arriving on Tyneside with just 11 goals in 98 appearances, but it seems he is impressing with his new role in midfield.

What did these fans have to say?

“Joelinton as a midfielder is better then prime Zidane when you deep it”

“Joelinton is the best player in the league. WORLD CLASS”
“Really glad Joelinton wasn’t just chucked onto the bench and forgotten about. He’s really proven that a quick change of position and an arm round your shoulder can reinvent you as a player. He’s been sensational. “
“What a shift from Joelinton so far. Absolutely immense!”
“Joelinton been absolutely unreal again”
“Can’t believe I’m saying this but Joelinton is a baller”
“Man Utd are rattled in this first half! Joelinton – what an enforcer. Absolute machine!”

The Brazilian was marking his 18th appearance in the Premier League this season on Monday night but has only managed to find the back of the net on one occasion (via Transfermarkt).

Under Howe, the 25-year-old has featured as a central midfielder and it seems these fans are loving the change of position which has seen him battling in the middle of the park.

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