Date: 20th October 2019 at 12:06pm
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OPINION

have had to wait a while to see Saint-Maximin in action. The French winger arrived on Tyneside to great fanfare over the summer, but since then he has largely had to watch from the bench due to a hamstring complaint. In recent weeks, however, he has been able to put in a more contributive effort. And he showed his promise again against on Saturday. In 85 minutes he managed three key passes and five successful dribbles, as per Whoscored, and had it not been for some lacklustre finishing in front of goal, he may well have picked up his first assist for  Army. But even after a fairly disappointing result that saw slip back into the bottom three, Saint-Maximin chose to see the positives. Writing on his personal Twitter account, he said: “You don’t lose if you get knocked down, you lose if you stay down”. It’s fair to say that were very keen on this kind of optimistic approach from such an enthusiastic player, and even though he may have been a bit part player so far, it is clear that have taken him into their hearts already.

Nothing But Newcastle have gathered some of the best tweets below: