These Newcastle fans don’t want Nicolai Jorgensen after latest Denmark display

Reported Newcastle United target Nicolai Jorgensen missed a penalty in Denmark’s shootout defeat against Croatia in the last 16 of the World Cup on Sunday, and these Magpies fans don’t want their club to sign the 6ft 4in tall striker.


Aside from a neat touch to Christian Eriksen against Australia during the group stages, the Feyenoord centre-forward has struggled to make an impression in Russia, and he started the match at the weekend from the substitutes’ bench.

Rafa Benitez seems likely to bring in at least one new striker this summer with the future of Aleksandar Mitrovic in doubt and with Joselu yet to make his mark, but Jorgensen seeing his spot-kick saved has certainly not helped convince the St James’ Park faithful.

Some Newcastle supporters, who want their club to snap up a £6.3m World Cup quarter-finalist, were quick to have their say on the 27-year-old’s latest display for his country, and while one described him as “a more expensive Joselu”, another said “Mitro is ten times the player”.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…