In a team that reeks of inconsistency there is one player we can always count on to put in the same performance week in and week out. I think it is fair to say Pappis Cisse is beyond the point of bad form.
Shane Ferguson typically plays left wing, sometimes left back, and not only can deliver a wicked cross on a regular basis, something we’ve lacked in Gutierrez, but he also has pace and seems to breathe new life into the game when he’s brought on.
Given Tiote’s terrible form I think he should be lucky to even find a place on the bench, with Anita looking better at the moment and ahead of him in the queue. This leaves Ben Afra and Marveaux on the wings to provide chances for Gouffran and Cisse who should be paired up front.
This guy has been heavily linked with Newcastle ever since Ba left and he looks like the perfect replacement. He could play alongside Cisse or behind him and I’d really like to see him link up with Ben Afra, Cabaye and Sissoko.