At the moment both Ameobi brothers have been out of action this season with hamstring injuries, although it’s hoped that 30 year-old Shola will be fit for the game at Everton a week tomorrow – but there’s also some good news about young Sammy today.
Sammy Ameobi – in England U21 colors
Sammy has also been in the wars this year, and was put out for the rest of last season with a serious knee injury in January, and then he picked up a hamstring strain that has sidelined him through the season so far.
And the good news is that Sammy has just completed his first training session and thinks he could make the Everton game a week tomorrow – which is really good news.
And as we reported a few days ago this period is the calm before the storm, because once Newcastle start playing again at Everton, we have 7 games in just 20 days to get through, and Sammy will surely see some action in those games.
Sammy has given a good interview to the local Sunday Sun today:
“I can’t wait, I just can’t wait.” “I’m just looking forward to it, and the more games there are, the more chance I have of playing. I just can’t wait to be back in among it because when you’re injured it’s torture watching games where you would like to be involved.”
“My best memories of Newcastle are in Europe. Shola scoring his goals is a big, big memory of mine, so to be part of that would just be immense for me. I obviously missed out in Greece but I was excited watching the draw and seeing what games we will have in the Group stages.”
“I travelled and experienced it in Greece and it was something I am just desperate to properly taste now.” “I think all of the young lads are excited about it. Something big has happened at this club for young players, and the manager has really shown that he is not afraid to give us a chance. Now we have to do take advantage of that.”
It will be great to have Sammy back, and if he continues the good form he showed last season, he will become a big asset for Newcastle on either wing this term, and we think he can become a better player for Newcastle than his big brother.
Last season Sammy was good enough to pick up two caps for the England U21 side, and while it’s been frustrating for the youngster to have all these injuries, it’s all part and parcel of the game of football, and let’s hope Sammy’s back and can remain injury free this season.
That would be good news for Newcastle.
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