Allan Saint-Maximin sends two-word message to Newcastle United star after ‘outstanding’ Man United win

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Allan Saint-Maximin has shown his love for his former Newcastle United teammate after their Manchester United win.

Allan Saint-Maximin has sent another public message of support to Joe Willock after the 24-year-old found the back of the net in Newcastle United’s 3-0 win over Manchester United in the Carabao Cup fourth round.

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The ex-Magpie joined Al-Ahli from Tyneside in the summer but has still continued to be vocal in his support for his former team.

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Last month, while Willock was still sidelined due to injury he and Maxi had a heartfelt interaction on an Instagram live with the Frenchman lovingly saying: “I miss you so much brother. I hope you’re back soon and show them- they’ll see.”

Former Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin was stretchered off during his last game. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images)Former Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin was stretchered off during his last game. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images)
Former Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin was stretchered off during his last game. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images) | Getty Images

And see they did, with the former Arsenal man scoring a stunner to confirm the Newcastle win.

Maxi took to Instagram to show his pride for Willock, sharing Newcastle United’s post confirming Willock’s goal with the caption ‘My G.’

Allan Saint-Maximin shows his love for Joe Willock on social mediaAllan Saint-Maximin shows his love for Joe Willock on social media
Allan Saint-Maximin shows his love for Joe Willock on social media | Allan Saint-Maximin/Newcastle United

Before United’s Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund last week, Willock hadn’t featured for Newcastle since May when he picked up a hamstring injury in the penultimate home game of the season against Brighton.

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He was expected to return in pre-season, however experienced a significant setback resulting in the footballer being sidelined for five months.

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And, after yesterday’s performance, it looks like the midfielder is back to his best self.

“I thought Joe was outstanding today,” said Eddie Howe after the match. “He’s a goalscoring midfielder, he’s got those athletic qualities that we need. You could see how many times he ran forward today.

“He’s a real threat, took his goal brilliant which was a big moment in the match. Delighted with Joe.”

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