Date: 9th July 2019 at 12:48pm
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The emergence of Fabian Schar has been one of the major positives at in their recent history. After arriving from Deportivo La Coruna for the bargain price of £3million, the international quickly became a hero at St James’ Park thanks to his consistent performances from the heart of defence. The 27-year-old ranked highly amongst other central defenders, averaging 2.8 interceptions per game alongside an average of 5.7 clearances. [WhoScored] Schar also proved his worth going forward for the Magpies, picking up the TV goal of the season award for his strike against Burnley, a goal which received almost 90% of the votes. After the recent departure of Rafael Benitez, Schar was reported by the Sun to be a player potentially involved in a summer exodus. So, it will come as a great relief that defender posted a message on of him arriving back for pre-season. Schar posted a picture on his personal Twitter account, sending a simple message to his followers, saying “Back on track!!!” Many fans reacted with messages of support for the defensive colossus.

NothingButNewcastle picked out some of the best responses below;