Newcastle fans did not enjoy Dwight Gayle’s performance against Chelsea

Newcastle United were dumped out of the FA Cup on Sunday after a lacklustre performance away to Chelsea resulted in a 3-0 defeat.

Rafa Benitez named a pragmatic side against Antonio Conte’s men but they were powerless to resist a motivated Blues, who netted through Michy Batshuayi and Marcos Alonso.

The Magpies initially started the game well and troubled goalkeeper Willy Caballero with a few chances, but failed to keep up their performance levels, frustrating travelling fans.

Much of the criticism was levelled at forward Dwight Gayle who struggled to impose himself on proceedings before he was hauled off in the 64th minute.

Gayle has scored just three goals in 22 appearances this season and supporters are now calling for him to be dropped or even sold as soon as possible, seeking a higher level of quality in the final third.

They took to Twitter to share their thoughts on his Sunday showing…