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Newcastle fans react as Valentino Lazaro posts on Twitter

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Newcastle fans react as Valentino Lazaro posts on Twitter

Newcastle United fans have responded to a Tweet posted by Valentino Lazaro on Twitter, after the defender received a red card last weekend against Crystal Palace.

The January loan signing from Inter Milan was given his marching orders against the Eagles on Saturday for bringing down Wilfried Zaha, who was through on goal.

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The moment capped off an afternoon of frustration for Newcastle, who slipped to another defeat without scoring.

In the eyes of manager Steve Bruce, Lazaro ‘played very well’ for Magpies (BBC Sport).

The Austrian has now spoke out for the first time since the game, taking to Twitter to post a motivational message.

He said: “When you’re trapped in a corner, you gotta rise above yourself & stand up for ur name and the game you love.

Lazaro will now serve a three-game ban for his straight red, meaning he’ll have to wait before rising above himself and standing up for his name.

Lazaro is yet taste victory following his winter switch from Inter, and will be raring to go once he’s available again.

Newcastle fans respond

Lazaro received a fair amount of support on his Tweet, with some Newcastle fans pleased with what they’ve seen from the new signing so far and offering him encouragement:

 

 

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