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How Alan Pardew uses his misfiring striker in the coming weeks will be interesting but I’d hope that if he is given his chance then Cisse will get the full backing of the crowd because there is a goalscorer just waiting to reappear.
Papiss Cisse; “I am sure it will come soon. I believe in myself and feel I’m coming close to good form.”
On the other hand, Demba Ba’s situation appears to go from bad to worse.
The last competitive meeting in an African Nations qualifier a year ago infamously ended in a riot with Senegal banned from hosting home matches afterwards.
The good news is that Demba Ba, Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote all emerged safely from mad scenes at the crucial Senegal v Ivory Coast qualifier last night.
However, it would go totally against the grain if Ashley sanctioned a signed purely in response to fill a short-term problem position.
Bournemouth fans comments before AND after losing to Newcastle – Very interesting compare and contrast
Orlegi now confident of Newcastle United takeover after two failed attempts – The Athletic
Astonishing Allan Saint-Maximin statistics – Says it all
Bournemouth star says should have gone on to win by two or three at Newcastle – Threw it away
Steve Bruce start to season compared to other 12 Mike Ashley seasons at Newcastle United