Fabricio Coloccini came back into the side to lead Newcastle to our first win since the 3-1 win at West Ham last month, and that was possible because of a fantastic performance and two great goals from Yohan Cabaye, in his final appearance for Newcastle, and he is now at PSG.
Fabricio Coloccini – Newcastle one of the biggest clubs in the country
Loic Remy has said that Newcastle have not given up on qualifying for the Europa League this season, and Fabricio Coloccini has said that motivation in the Newcastle dressing room for the rest of the season is not a problem:
“People might say there is not a lot to play for in the rest of the season, but that is not correct. Motivation is never a problem.”
“All of us in the dressing room know about Newcastle’s history, we are playing for one of the biggest clubs in the country. That is what we are fighting for when we go on the pitch.”
Newcastle are in 8th position in the league and a full 5 points behind both Everton and Tottenham, but the Europa League is an exhausting competition, and there’s even more games to play than in the Champions League.
That’s because some clubs who don’t qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League, drop down to the Europa League, which is bizarre to say the least.
But the Europa League seems to be the competition that Newcastle can qualify for – with the chances of being a top four club again in England being very very slim in the next few seasons.
What do you think?
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