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This NUFC player has more Twitter followers than Newcastle United

4 years ago

Twitter is increasingly popular with fans in order to keep in touch with what is happening with their club, as well as individual players.

Newcastle fans are no different, with more and more using this social media medium and following the club and individual players.

So how many Twitter followers have each Newcastle player got.

They are all listed below and for starters, the club itself has 1.22m followers.

The most popular Newcastle player until the end of January was DeAndre Yedlin, the USMNT international having 382,000 followers.

This is more than double the next highest, Javier Manquillo with 182,000 followers.

However, amazingly there is now a Newcastle player who not only dwarfs any other NUFC star’s total, but also is even higher than the club he now plays for.

Yes, Islam Slimani has 1.27m Twitter followers, some 50,000 more than the club.

Number of Twitter followers for each Newcastle player’s official account:

1.27m Islam Slimani

382k DeAndre Yedlin

182k Javier Manquillo

124k Ayoze Perez

111k Jamaal Lascelles

97.7k Christian Atsu

97k Jesus Gamez

94.6k Rob Elliot

94.1k Joselu

90.8k Rolando Aarons

87.2k Paul Dummett

85.6k Massadio Haidara

83.9k Ciaran Clark

81.2k Isaac Hayden

80k Dwight Gayle

65.8k Karl Darlow

63.9k Chancel Mbemba

60.1k Jacob Murphy

56.3k Adam Armstrong

44.8k Mikel Merino

39.1k Freddie Woodman

32.3k Henri Saivet

27k Ivan Toney

23.6k Achraf Lazaar

16.5k Florian Lejeune


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