Date: 21st January 2020 at 7:25am
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It’s been a dramatic few days for Newcastle , to say the least. There was the last-gasp win over Chelsea on Saturday and the news of ’s potential arrival yesterday sandwiched between a cruel double-injury blow for Bruce meaning both Jetro Willems and Paul Dummett will miss the rest of the season. 

While we’ve already discussed a number of supporters online urging the club to sign Willems on a permanent deal, the injury to Dummett could prove just as important. Indeed, the former Welsh international has played a key role this season when fit, averaging the fourth-highest number of interceptions per game (1.4, via WhoScored) as well as the fifth-highest number of clearances over the same period (3.8).

https://.com/PaulDummett/status/1219292053600919552

Able to operate as both a central defender and a wing-back, the academy graduate did look to be an important figure under , having donned the armband on a number of occasions. So, after Dummett took to Twitter to thank for their support and state he’d be back stronger, a number of supporters saw fit to react.

Here’s a look at some of it.

https://twitter.com/TJB31052011/status/1219295201119948803

https://twitter.com/Oscar_AshleyOut/status/1219297827144261632

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