The mercurial Hatem Ben Arfa will get all of the plaudits for the 2-0 beating of Bolton on Monday; his goal was simply sensational and was the icebreaker in what was a very drab performance from the Toon.
But, alongside that world-class moment, was yet another goal from Newcastle United’s new No.9, Papiss Cisse. The Senegalese hotshot has begun his NUFC career on fire – 10 goals in 9 Premier League, surpassing the record set by Newcastle’s former No.9 Alan Shearer as the quickest ever to reach 10 goals.
Cisse is now the 11th top scorer in the division already! However, it isn’t just his outstanding goal scoring ability that pleases the Magpie fans. Cisse has a superb work ethic, consistently working back for the team and relentlessly chasing every ball played forward for him.
Yet another piece of shrewd business by NUFC in the January transfer market, helping the club now set up the mouth-watering prospect of Champion’s League football next season.
NUFC_Stats took pleasure in putting together Cisse’s numbers up to now…
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