Date: 26th October 2019 at 1:59pm
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 released a post on its official Twitter account on Saturday wishing Senegalese midfielder a Happy Birthday. The tweet elicited the expected response from the Newcastle fans, as shown below. ‘Who?’ was the prevailing message from  Army, accompanied by a couple of the traditional Conor McGregor GIFs that any tweet of this nature produces – you know the one. To be fair, you can’t really blame the supporters for perhaps forgetting who the 29-year-old is. His last first team appearance for the Magpies was way back in 2018, a resounding FA Cup defeat to . Since then he has spent time on in , where he did OK by all accounts, although clearly not enough to convince any Super Lig team to actually sign him on a permanent basis. It’s a sad state of affairs for him right now, because he trains with the Newcastle first team but never ever makes it into the match day and isn’t even a part of the club’s registered Premier League squad. Still, it’s his birthday, so Happy Birthday I suppose.

Nothing but Newcastle has rounded up some of the best tweets below.