Newcastle fans react to Saint-Maximin transfer update

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Loads of Newcastle fans have been reacting to a report claiming they were pursuing Allan Saint-Maximin this summer, and let’s just say they’re not surprised the move didn’t go through.

According to reports in France, Liverpool, Sevilla and Newcastle were all eyeing moves for Nice wonderkid Saint-Maximin this summer.

Liverpool eventually opted for Xherdan Shaqiri, but the report claims both Newcastle and Sevilla actually made offers for the 21 year-old.

Saint-Maximin plays mostly from the left, so this could explain why the Magpies delayed so much in making a loan move for Kenedy.

The Chelsea youngster has not had the same effect on Tyneside this season as he did when he joined in January, so it could have been a huge mishap to lose out on Saint-Maximin.

The 21 year-old is absolutely rapid, and has played at every level of youth football for France.

Mike Ashley takes plenty of stick for not getting Rafael Benitez’s targets, and lots of fans have been reacting to this disappointing report.

You can see some of the best Twitter reactions down below…