Janmaat: Papiss Cisse probably wants to shoot me at times

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Newcastle United's Daryl Janmaat has explained why Papiss Cisse gets so frustrated with him.

Newcastle United's Daryl Janmaat has told the Shields Gazette that Papiss Cisse probably wants to 'shoot him' at times, because of his tendency to cut inside.

The Dutch full-back enjoys shooting from distance, but it is a habit which he thinks aggravates the Magpies’' main striker.

Janmaat says that Cisse gets very frustrated with his occasional reluctance to put the ball into the box, because he is so desperate to score.

"Sometimes I think he probably wants to shoot me because I cut inside and he does not like it," Janmaat revealed. “He wants every ball into the middle.”

Is Cisse's frustration justified?

Despite Janmaat's apparent selfish streak he has still been more productive than most other right-backs in the Premier League this season.

  PositionTeamGoalsGoal AssistShots per gameOn Target Shooting AccuracyCrosses per gameCrossing AccuracyAppearancesMins Played
Daryl Janmaat DF Newcastle 1 6 0.78 22.72% 3.46 17.52% 28 2474

Janmaat has six assists to his name this campaign, but it seems that his total could be higher if he decided to cross more frequently.

The 25-year-old may enjoy a long-range shot, but his 22% accuracy ratio suggests that he would be better off looking for more clinical teammates. 

It shows an area of his game that he can improve, but Janmaat can still be very pleased with his first year in English football and he will surely be in with a chance of claiming Newcastle's player of the season award when it is handed out. 

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