Alan Pardew has said this afternoon that it’s now important for World Cup stars like Yohan Cabaye, Loic Remy and Moussa Sissoko to now concentrate on what’s important for Newcastle, and first up is our tough game against Norwich at home on Saturday afternoon.
Alan Pardew – important for players
Alan was talking at his press conference this afternoon, and had this to say about the World Cup travails of some of his players:
“There’s been a good mood.” “Most of our players have made it to the World Cup.” “France coming back from two down to come to win has been a big boost for them.”
“Yohan has played in both games so it is good for us.” “Now they are focusing on an important game for their club.” “It is important to focus on what is important for us which is Norwich.”
In fact it seems that only Papiss Cisse of Senegal didn’t make it through to the World Cp finals in Brazil next summer, and certainly Senegal had their chances against the Ivory Coast in Casablanca, a game that Cheick Tiote missed through suspension.
And it looks like Alan will have a full squad to pick the team from, with Jonas Gutierrez returning from compassionate leave in Argentina, and both Steven Taylor and Paul Dummett now fit from their hamstring injuries.
What team would you field on Saturday, remembering that Mathieu Debuchy is suspended for that game?
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