Date: 20th July 2019 at 11:49am
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Many destroyed midfielder on Saturday after watching him play against . The may have beaten their Premier League rivals 1-0, but it seems a large section of supporters didn’t think the 29-year-old deserved any credit for his part in the victory. One Newcastle fan asked how Colback was still robbing a living by featuring for the club, while another claimed the midfielder was way out of his depth despite it being a friendly. While Colback did make one noticeable blooper, he passed the ball into an empty box and lost possession as a result, his performance didn’t warrant him being torn apart by fans. The 29-year-old midfielder clearly was giving 100% in order to impress , and you feel fans were rooting for him to fail if anything. Colback may have been deemed not good enough under Benitez, he spent his 2018/19 season on at , playing 39 times for them, but fans should at least let him be able to try to prove his worth in pre-season.

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