Newcastle fans over the moon with Hayden display v Palace

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If you had told fans last summer that would be one of their top performers at this stage of the season they would have had a good chuckle at you. Not only was the midfielder down the pecking order at St James’ Park, the likes of Jonjo Shelvey and Mo Diame ahead of him in Rafael Benitez’s eyes, but he was also looking to seal an exit back down south for personal reasons. However, you can be sure that the Newcastle faithful are loving his performances now, with his display against on Saturday afternoon standing out as one of the best on the St James’ Park turf. The 24-year-old’s energy, dynamism and never say die attitude saw him hassle and harass the visitors from London for the entire game and demonstrates why he now looks to be an undroppable member of this starting XI. The Newcastle supporters were over the moon and you can be sure that manager was too – the only worry is how they replace him when he does eventually leave the club.

Nothing But has gathered a selection of the supporters’ tweets:

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