Date: 17th August 2019 at 3:56pm
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attacker Joelinton may have only joined the club mere weeks ago, but it seems a large section of supporters are already regretting his arrival, well at least that was the case during the first half of the Magpies’ clash with on Saturday. The 23-year-old forward notably missed a sitter against that would have put ’s side ahead, and to make matters worse Norwich then scored in order to go into the half-time break with a 1-0 lead. A couple of Newcastle dubbed Joelinton a donkey, while several couldn’t help but notice that the 23-year-old wasn’t as good as former Magpie Salomon . Considering that Saturday’s clash with Norwich, was only the 23-year-old’s second competitive game in English football, it does seem harsh that some Magpies fans below were already writing him off. Joelinton scored five goals and seven assists for last season, averaging a rating of 7.21 (Source: WhoScored), and it’s worth noting that he did impress in the Magpies’ opening league game against Arsenal as he achieved a rating of 7.08. So maybe, the Newcastle fans below should chill out when it comes to the 23-year-old fluffing his lines.

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