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Newcastle fans react as former duo near Champions League final showdown

Loads of Newcastle fans have been commenting on what could potentially be a very bizarre occurrence – two of their ex-players, both of whom were relegated, squaring off in a Champions League final.

Tottenham scraped past Manchester City on Wednesday night in the most dramatic of circumstances.

After Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva and Son Heung-min all grabbed goals in a frantic 2-2 opening, strikes from Sterling, Sergio Aguero and Fernando Llorente left Spurs in charge of the tie on away goals.

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Sterling’s late winner (and hat-trick goal) was then ruled out thanks to VAR, meaning Moussa Sissoko now has Ajax standing between him and a Champions League final.

On the other side of the bracket, Liverpool cruised past Porto with a 6-1 aggregate score, with Georginio Wijnaldum starting in the Reds’ midfield in Portugal.

If the two sides win their respective semi-finals, they will of course square off in Madrid, leaving the two midfielders who were relegated on Tyneside to battle it out for the biggest prize in club football.

Sissoko in particular was extremely poor in his final season with the Magpies, and we’ve compiled some of the best Twitter reactions down below…

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