Newcastle United fans slam Mo Diame after Burnley defeat

Newcastle United suffered their third defeat away from home in the Premier League this season when they were beaten 1-0 by Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday night, and Magpies fans weren’t impressed with the performance of the Mo Diame.

The 30-year-old was handed his first top flight start of the campaign having played just 71 minutes previously in six appearances from the substitutes’ bench, but he was largely anonymous in the middle of the park alongside Jonjo Shelvey.

With Rafa Benitez’s men chasing an equaliser following Jeff Hendrick’s 74th minute goal for the hosts, the former Senegal international was replaced by striker Dwight Gayle in the 83rd minute having failed to make an impression at either end of the pitch.

Newcastle supporters were quick to have their say on his showing via social media, and while some believe that outcast “Jack Colback is better”, others believe he should “never play” again.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

 


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