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‘I wouldn’t swap Joelinton’: Howe backs Brazilian to lead Newcastle revival

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  • Manager impressed by Joelinton’s work ethic and versatility
  • Record signing can take game to new heights, Howe says

Eddie Howe is pinning his hopes on an apparently reborn Joelinton helping to spearhead a revival as Newcastle seek their first win.

Not that the £40m Brazilian striker will necessarily be leading from the front. Joelinton, who has looked a player transformed since Howe took over as manager last month, shone in a No 8 midfield role after Newcastle were reduced to 10 men by Ciaran Clark’s early dismissal during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at home to Norwich.

Continue reading…Manager impressed by Joelinton’s work ethic and versatilityRecord signing can take game to new heights, Howe saysEddie Howe is pinning his hopes on an apparently reborn Joelinton helping to spearhead a revival as Newcastle seek their first win.Not that the £40m Brazilian striker will necessarily be leading from the front. Joelinton, who has looked a player transformed since Howe took over as manager last month, shone in a No 8 midfield role after Newcastle were reduced to 10 men by Ciaran Clark’s early dismissal during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at home to Norwich. Continue reading…