Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to express their delight after their highly-rated academy striker Elias Sorensen signed a new three-year deal with the club.
The 19-year-old has been in blistering form for the Magpies Under-23 side this season, scoring 19 goals in all competitions. His form has led to many of the Tyneside-based club’s fans calling for the young Dane to be given a run in the first-team, and now he has committed his future to Newcastle, we may be about to see Rafa Benitez do just that.
Only the form of Salomon Rondon appears to be keeping Magpies’ supporters from losing their minds, as many of them have completely given up on the Venezuelan’s understudy Joselu, who put in a shambolic performance against Blackburn in the FA Cup.
Let’s take a look at some of the best tweets from a fanbase bereft of transfer news, who will quite rightly view this contract renewal as ‘like a new signing’…
✍🏽 We're delighted to announce that teenage striker Elias Sørensen has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract with Newcastle United.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) January 7, 2019
Surely give him a start over joselu against Blackburn in the FA cup … he can't score less goals
— Dan Curry (@dan_curry94) January 7, 2019
Delighted to hear this news. I can forget the gloom for a second.
— Christine Hearne (@christinesusanh) January 7, 2019
Play him instead of Joselu
Absolute no reason to still be playing that donkey
— Dell ??????? (@agbnufc) January 7, 2019
Give the lad a chance, he can't be worse than Joselu was on Saturday ⚫️⚪️
— Charlie Fisher (@Cfisher_95) January 7, 2019
Brilliant news! I bet this is our only signing in this window though!
— Martin Lettin (@MartinLettin) January 7, 2019
— TheFatYapper (@TheFatYapper) January 7, 2019