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Two Newcastle players included in Harry Redknapp team of the week

5 years ago

Harry Redknapp has included two of Newcastle United’s star performers against Swansea in his team of the week.

As well as including players from the likes of Leicester and Manchester City at the top, Redknapp focused on both Newcastle and Sunderland at the bottom, picking a pair from each after their respective 3-0 wins.

The choice of Newcastle players reflected our player ratings voted by fans, with Harry Redknapp going for Jamaal Lascelles and Andros Townsend.

Lascelles gained a lot of praise for both his on pitch display and his talking off it, telling it like it is has provoked a lot of respect from Newcastle supporters.

Harry Redknapp talking to The Telegraph and his full team of the week below:

“It was a huge weekend for Sunderland and Newcastle and I was so impressed with the work their players put in when they really needed to.

“Lee Cattermole is a proper leader and Jamaal Lascelles is still young but growing in confidence  and looks a bright prospect.

“Sergio Agüero and Kevin De Bruyne absolutely tore Chelsea to shreds.”

Heurelho Gomes (Watford)

Antonio Valencia (Manchester United)

Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle United)

Damien Delaney (Crystal Palace)

Aaron Cresswell (West Ham)

N’Golo Kante (Leicester City)

Lee Cattermole (Sunderland)

Fabio Borini (Sunderland)

Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)

Andros Townsend (Newcastle United)

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)


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