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Gini Wijnaldum composes throwback Tweet; Newcastle fans react

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Gini Wijnaldum composes throwback Tweet; Newcastle fans react

Gini Wijnaldum has taken to Twitter to post about one of the most ‘defining’ matches of his professional career, and Newcastle supporters have responded.

The Liverpool midfielder has noted that it is four years since he scored four goals for the Magpies in a Premier League game against Norwich City.

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The star, who had joined the Toon Army for a reported £14.5 million just months before (BBC Sport), produced an attacking masterclass at St. James Park to give Newcastle their first win of the season.

It was the game that endeared Wijnaldum to the Geordie crowd, and their love for him spurred him on to score 11 goals in the 2015/16 season, before he left to join the Reds that summer.


His stint at the club was brief, but Newcastle supporters knew their side would struggle to keep hold of the star following their relegation to the Championship.

Newcastle fans react

Lots of Newcastle supporters sent messages to Wijnaldum after he posted his Tweet, with many lauding him for the superb individual season he had:


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