Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Santon's performance against Celtic

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Newcastle United loanee Davide Santon started against Celtic in the Europa League for Inter Milan.

Newcastle United defender Davide Santon lined up for Inter Milan in their Europa League tie against Celtic.

The Italian sealed a loan switch on deadline day until the end of the season, throwing his long-term future at the club into doubt.

Newcastle are struggling for injuries, and seeing the full-back in action at Parkhead brought about strong discussion among fans.

Inter drew 3-3 in the last-32 first leg, with John Guidetti scoring an injury-time equaliser, but the Italians being able to net three away goals is clearly a big positive for them.

Santon played all 90 minutes, making 70 touches and completing 83 per cent of his passes. The 24-year-old made three tackles, won two interceptions and was booked for his troubles.

He was not the only player deemed not up to Newcastle requirements in action in the Europa League last night. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was loaned to Roma earlier in the season, and sold permanently in the transfer window. He started for the Italian side as they drew 1-1 with Feyenoord.

Here's how Newcastle fans reacted to Santon's display via Twitter...

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