Newcastle United star hilariously trolls teammate with cheeky social media request

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Newcastle United star hilariously trolls teammate with cheeky social media request

When Newcastle United are on a winning streak it often means there’s no shortage of social media antics. And this week has been no different with two Magpies hilariously trolling their teammate.

Despite being sidelined, Harvey Barnes took to social media to share his love and appreciation for United fans for supporting him through his injury.

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Barnes is facing three months out with a foot injury after receiving the results from a scan this week.Barnes is facing three months out with a foot injury after receiving the results from a scan this week.
Barnes is facing three months out with a foot injury after receiving the results from a scan this week. | Getty Images

The winger was making just his second start for the Magpies against Sheffield United when he picked up a foot injury 11 minutes into the game.

Eddie Howe has since confirmed the £38 million summer signing will be out until around January.

Barnes is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after picking up a foot injury against Sheffield United. The former Leicester City man isn’t expected to return until the new year.Barnes is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after picking up a foot injury against Sheffield United. The former Leicester City man isn’t expected to return until the new year.
Barnes is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after picking up a foot injury against Sheffield United. The former Leicester City man isn’t expected to return until the new year. | AFP via Getty Images

“We think he’s going to be out for around three months,” said Howe. “No surgery required which is good news but his foot is now in a boot. It’s an injury underneath his toe and he’s now starting his recovery.

“I think he’s going to be quite sedated for a period of time because he’s got to rest and give it every chance to recover and then we have to build him up slowly.”

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And after Newcastle’s Champions League win over PSG, Barnes wanted to give back to fans, posting a giveaway to his Instagram.

‘What a result last night!,’ he wrote. ‘Thanks to all your support during my injury. I’m giving away a pair of signed match-worn boots! Just like and mention a mate in the comments to end the draw. The winner will be announced next Thursday 12th October.’

A lovely gesture from the ex-Leicester man, however the attention has been quickly turned away from the post itself due to a certain duo making a cameo in the comments section.

Newcastle United duo Jacob Muphy (left) and Sean Longstaff (right). (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)Newcastle United duo Jacob Muphy (left) and Sean Longstaff (right). (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)
Newcastle United duo Jacob Muphy (left) and Sean Longstaff (right). (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images) | AFP via Getty Images

Hilariously, Sean Longstaff tagged teammate Jacob Murphy in the post in a joking bid to win the boots. With Newcastle’s resident joker Murphy replying with a series of crying laughing face emojis.

Now I’m sure if Longstaff really wanted some Harvey Barnes match-worn boots all he needs to do is ask.

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