Newcastle fans react as Mo Diame given Player of the Month award

A little over two months ago, Mo Diame was an outcast at St. James’s Park. In fact, the Senegalese star had made just one Premier League appearance for the club during the first three months of the season.

However, Rafael Benitez gave the experienced midfielder a chance in the first team in December and the former West Ham player has been immovable since.

Diame, who is valued at £4.5million by Transfermarkt, was the subject of much condemnation from Newcastle fans prior to his upturn in form over the Christmas period.

In fact, a number of the Toon faithful wanted the 30-year-old to leave the club, after links with a move to Aston Villa surfaced;

However, Diame’s remarkable turn around in form has been rewarded; the midfielder winning the club’s Player of the Month award for January.

Upon hearing the news of Diame’s award, Newcastle fans took to Twitter to congratulate their player…

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