‘Wow’ - Arsenal legend blown away by one Newcastle United player against Fulham

Eddie Howe masterminded a 1-0 victory against FulhamEddie Howe masterminded a 1-0 victory against Fulham
Eddie Howe masterminded a 1-0 victory against Fulham | Getty Images
Bruno Guimaraes bagged the only goal of the game as Newcastle United earned their third win over Fulham this season

Ian Wright singled out Bruno Guimaraes for praise following Newcastle United’s 1-0 win over Fulham.

The Brazilian proved the difference by firing home an 81st-minute winner to clinch all three points at Craven Cottage. An emotional Guimaraes pumped his chest and celebrated in front of a jubilant away end, with the Magpies holding on for a crucial Premier League win.

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Speaking post-match, the 26-year-old gave an ambiguous answer on his future when serenading his 100th game for Newcastle. He said: “I hope to stay much longer. I don’t know what the future brings let’s see, but I hope to play much more for Newcastle United.

(To play) 100 games for the club, wow! What a journey I have been living here. I am very happy, glad. Everyone deserved to win the game today. The feeling against Everton, to lose the win in the last minutes hurt a lot. So to get here today, 100 games, score, what a day!”

Arsenal legend Wright hailed Guimaraes as “fantastic” - insisting the performance was his best for the Magpies in some time. He added: “He was fantastic today. If he finds himself in space like he did today, look at that pass to Isak, who should have done better.

"Again, beautiful through the gap, super passing, set them on their way. A chance for Gordon who should have done better, leaning back. Look at this pass through the gap, wow.

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“He found himself in those positions all the time, it came out to him and then bang! When he first came in and we started seeing what he was capable of, that’s as good as I’ve seen him for a long time.”

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