Habib Beye has tipped new arrival Sebastien Bassong for a big future at the Newcastle United club.
Sebastien Bassong – terrific young prospect for Newcastle United
And anybody who has witnessed Bassong’s performances this season, culminating in his excellent display at Stamford Bridge last Saturday, will hardly want to argue with the Newcastle right-back. Bassong has already appeared 10 times this season for the club, with 6 starts and has played very well.
The Senegal full-back Beye, who like Bassong was born in the French capital of Paris, is clear that Newcastle and Dennis Wise have found a real star in the making in the young Frenchman.
Habib told nufcTV today:
“Seb was fantastic against Chelsea,” “He is only 22 years old, but he is a very confident player.”
“By playing him in the center of defence, Joe Kinnear has given him that confidence because that is his best position.
“He showed against Chelsea he can play against top players.” “He can be a great player for Newcastle United in the future.”
We wouldn’t think of arguing with what Habib says, and we fully expect Coloccini and Bassong to line up in central defense for our testing game at Middlesbrough on Saturday.
That’s whether Steven Taylor is fit or not, but Joe is likely to field the same back four after their heroics last weekend.
And we’re sure that Kinnear will keep Bassong’s feet firmly on the ground, and tell him to keep his head down, and not start believing his own headlines, which is a certain way downward.
But Seb has a terrific temperament and attitude, and we look forward to the same again from the youngster at The Riverside Stadium on Saturday. If Seb and Coloccini can play as well on Saturday as they did at Chelsea, then we must have a good chance of all 3 points, which is what we all need and want.