We thought that Paul Dummett’s corner kicks and one or two free kicks were very well delivered on Sunday against Aston Villa, with that cultured left foot of his.
Paul Dummett – did well from his set plays
And it seems that Alan Pardew was delighted with the local lad, who took over the corner kick duties from the player he replaced in the team – Davide Santon.
This is what Alan Pardew told the Shields Gazette today about Dummett’s performance:
“Young Dummett did terrific, I thought.” “He was under a lot of pressure to replace Davide. I thought he did very well.”
“The set-plays were an up,” “We actually looked like we might score from a set-play because the delivery was very good from Dummett – that was a bonus.”
And with Paul’s good form, it seems that he will keep his place in the side, but it was also revealed that Davide Santon has a knee injury, and has seen a specialist about it.
Davide is a doubt for the game at Hull City on Saturday, but the best he could do would be to be on the bench, and he wasn’t a sub on Sunday, presumably because of the niggling knee injury.
And if Paul continues his good form, he could even be the starter at left back for the rest of the season, and that would not be good news for the 23 year-old Italian International, who could be on his way out of Newcastle this summer, if that happens.
Newcastle also have young left back Massadio Haidara at the club, signed a year ago, and the French U21 International has already shown he can do a good job for Newcastle in the first team, when he gets a chance – and he’s one for the future.
What do you think?
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