Steve Bruce dropped an update on Allan Saint-Maximin’s future by the end of the window.
What is the talk?
Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has claimed there is a “100%” chance that the club will keep Allan Saint-Maximin by the end of the transfer window.
He told the Mirror:
“You can never say never but absolutely, 100%, I will say we keep it.
“I said when I walked through the door two years ago, and he did too, that the fans will enjoy watching him.
“Whether you’re a Newcastle fan or not, he’s worth his entry fee on his own, isn’t he? In terms of cunning, pace and power, he’s such a natural footballer, the kid.
It comes after Rafa Benitez was linked with a raid from his former club earlier this summer. Everton are said to be interested in a deal for the French flyer, but Bruce is convinced he’s not going anywhere.
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The fans will buzz
Newcastle fans will surely be delighted with this news as it means they don’t have to worry about Saint-Maximin leaving St. James’ Park anytime soon.
The Frenchman’s playstyle lends itself to excite fans, with his direct dribbling approach superb to watch in full flow. Last season in the Premier League, he averaged an outstanding 3.8 dribbles per game and it shows he has the technical quality to engage defenders and widen gaps as he slips past players.
Fans are enjoying the jolt of excitement that a vibrant race provides down the line and that’s why Saint-Maximin is someone they love to watch. Speaking earlier this year, Bruce hailed the winger as a special talent, who can lift fans out of their seats. He told the Sun:
“He’s one of them that’ll get you out of your seat, and how many have that these days?”
“He scored a goal in practice the other day which was just remarkable. He does, where we all have to stand up and clap.
“You can see when he’s playing and injury-free, so he’s a special, special talent that will inevitably attract interest.”
This highlights exactly why fans will be delighted with Bruce’s comments. It looks like Saint-Maximin will continue to impress St James’ faithful beyond the end of the transfer window and hopefully he will be able to maintain his fitness and play as much of the campaign as possible for give him the best chance to improve his goal contribution figures after a 2020/21 stop-start campaign.
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