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Pardew ‘Sammy Ameobi Should Be Ripping The Premier League Up’

6 years ago

Sammy Ameobi should be ‘ripping up’ the Premier League according to Alan Pardew.

The United boss claims that with his pace and ‘fantastic technical ability’, the twenty two year old has failed to fulfil his potential.

Pardew also claiming that he and his coaches have had to have the patience of a saint with the Newcastle winger;

“He’s been a young player in the shadow of his brother for a long time but this is a guy who‘s quick and has fantastic technical ability, he should be ripping this division up really, but he hasn’t been.

“We’ve had to have the patience of a saint with Sammy and he’ll admit that.

“Now we need to see him deliver. The threat to him is still there – this is a big season for him.”

Signs of hope at Swansea?;

“He did particularly well when he came on at Swansea. He’s someone I’ve spoken about so many times over the past few seasons, talking about his potential.

“I was in a lift with him and his head was hitting the ceiling, he’s six foot five as well.”

Maybe we have got to the bottom of Sammy’s lack of success/progress, he needs to stop banging his head quite as much…

Worrying quotes from the player himself the other day about the coaching at Newcastle, with [intlink id=”48602″ type=”post”]Sammy Ameobi innocently talking about the benefits of having practised crossing [/intlink]the ball before the Swansea match – as though it was some startling new development in football coaching.

One thing must be for sure and that is unless the younger Ameobi can make a big impression this season, then at the age of 23 when his contract ends in the summer, Newcastle surely can’t fall into the same trap they did with Shola. Giving out contract after contract for next to little return.


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