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Newcastle fans absolutely loved Diame’s performance on Saturday

Newcastle United took a massive step towards English Premier League safety on Saturday after a 1-0 win at home to Huddersfield Town.

Needing a victory to ensure they don’t get drawn further into a relegation battle, Rafa Benitez’s side produced the goods thanks to a late goal from Ayoze Perez.

The Magpies ended the day seven points clear of 18th placed Southampton, with five teams separating the two sides. With just seven games remaining that gives them a healthy enough cushion that should be enough to ensure they don’t drop down the Championship.

Fans were delighted with the win and singled one individual out for particular praise – midfielder Mohamed Diame.

The 30-year-old wasn’t the most popular figure with Newcastle supporters earlier in the season after a number of poor performances but he’s been one of their most important players in recent months and performed excellently against Huddersfield, the driving force in the middle of the park.

Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on his display…

Article title: Newcastle fans absolutely loved Diame’s performance on Saturday

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