Newcastle fans are looking for more from Jonjo Shelvey

Newcastle United are hovering perilously above the English Premier League relegation zone after failing to win again on Sunday, this time away to fellow relegation candidates Crystal Palace.

The Magpies took the lead in the game thanks to Mohamed Diame, but a Luka Milivojevic penalty early in the second half was enough for the home side to secure a point.

Rafa Benitez’s side sit in 16th place in the table, just a point above the bottom three. With a difficult match next week at home to Manchester United, it’s a worrying time for supporters who dread dropping back down into the Championship.

One player fans would like to see better performances from is Jonjo Shelvey, who failed to have a meaningful impact on the match against Crystal Palace.

Some are now calling for the likes of Mikel Merino to replace him in Benitez’s starting eleven, believing that Shelvey just isn’t getting the job done and in some respects is a liability.

Supporters took to Twitter to share their thoughts on his Sunday performance…

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