Pardew Update On Remy Injury
Speaking to the club’s official tv channel, Alan Pardew has given an update on the Loic Remy injury.
Remy got injured on international duty and has missed the last five matches, with United only having a last gasp winner against Palace to show for their troubles.
Despite not even being our player, Alan Pardew has increasingly admitted just how much Remy is missed, both for his goals and his threat meaning it is harder for the opposition to press on and score the avalanche of goals that are currently going into the Newcastle net.
After previously talking up the chances of Remy making Manchester United, Pardew is now saying he hopes/expects the striker makes Stoke on Saturday;
“I think his appearance on the squad list (for Stoke), whether it is as a substitute or player, will give us a massive lift.
“And we are hoping this week he is going to be included, if not we’ll have to save him for the home games.
“The two home games are going to be massive for us now.”
A bit strange his comments about the two massive home games seen as we can’t do anything either up or down the table, this can only be an obvious reference to the absolutely poisonous atmosphere that pervades St.James’ Park.
Those two home matches are against mid-table Swansea and Cardiff who are likely to be relegated by the time they head to the north east.
At the minute I wouldn’t be putting any money on Newcastle getting anything from those two matches, or a goal, or us seeing Loic Remy any time soon on a football pitch wearing black and white. While the two home matches may be ‘massive’ for Remy, I think slightly more ‘massive’ in his head will be looking after himself for Brazil in the summer.
Watch out for the next ‘shock setback in training’ bulletin from Pardew, you read it here first.
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