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These Newcastle fans call for “hot garbage” underperformer to be “released for Christmas”

These Newcastle fans have torn into midfielder Jonjo Shelvey after his poor performance during their 1-0 cup defeat to Brentford last night.

It’s pretty clear that Newcastle are in a fight for survival at the tail end of the Premier League table. Steve Bruce’s men’s recent form, on the back of a draw with Fulham and a heavy defeat to Leeds United, could fast find themselves in trouble.

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A cup run in the Carabao would have been welcomed by the supporters, no doubt, but a premature exit last night to Championship opposition has made the situation even worse.

While it was a collective failure from Newcastle yesterday eve, there was one player in particular that the fans highlighted as a major underperformer – Jonjo Shelvey.

The former Liverpool midfielder has been absolutely destroyed by these fans on Twitter in wake of his performance. He’d do well to stay off social media for a while…

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  1. Colin Ager says:

    Remember Benitez. Team played not to lose.
    Bruce is his disciple.
    We need a coach/manager similar to Biesla who
    has team playing to win, the old adage attack is the best form of defence, is necessary for the have not teams.
    You may have guessed I come from a different era.

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