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Newcastle fans rip into ‘disgrace’ Jonjo Shelvey after Manchester United defeat

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Newcastle fans rip into ‘disgrace’ Jonjo Shelvey after Manchester United defeat

Jonjo Shelvey was used as a second-half substitute in the defeat to Manchester United on Wednesday night – and some Newcastle United fans on Twitter annihilated him for his performance.

The 26-year-old midfielder entered the action early in the second period, where his lack of discipline and poor work-rate earned some tough criticism from supporters on social media.

Rafael Benitez’s side were beaten in the Premier League by an in-form Manchester United at St James’ Park, who are enjoying a perfect start to life under temporary manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Substitute Romelu Lukaku tapped in from close-range for the opener, with goalkeeper Martin Dubravka unable to keep hold of a free-kick.

Marcus Rashford then made sure of three points for the visitors with a goal inside the penalty area and the England international is in great form.

(Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United)

Newcastle remain 15th in the league table after a loss and now have picked up just two points from their previous four league games.

Shelvey returned for the Magpies off the bench in midweek and did show glimpses of quality with his passing range.

But also demonstrated the ugly side of his game too with a crunching tackle on midfielder Paul Pogba.

Here are some of the Newcastle fans on Twitter tearing into their central midfielder Shelvey:


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