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Pardew: ‘Ferguson Has A Big Future Here’

8 years ago
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Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has said Northern Ireland international Shane Ferguson has a “big future” on Tyneside.

He told the Chronicle: “I am a big admirer of him. He gives us a bit of energy.

“We were not bright in the mind against Swansea and Bolton – they were two tough games for us.”

The 20-year-old made substitute appearances in both games over the Easter period that saw Newcastle pick up all six points on offer and continue their run of five wins on the bounce.

“He wants to cross the ball, and that is brilliant when you have the strikers we have.

“He put a few crosses in and won us a few corners. He also did his job defensively – he has a big future here.”

Pardew also praised left-back Davide Santon following a difficult few months for the Italian.

“I thought Santon had his best game for us [against Bolton] – he was brilliant.”

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