Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has told The Sun that the players need to change their attitude.
Steve McClaren’s side have also been knocked out of the League Cup by Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.
Things are not going according to plan for Newcastle at the moment, and summer signing Wijnaldum believes that the players need to change their attitude.
“The attitude has to change,” the 24-year-old told The Sun.“Sometimes I have the idea that we play with a lot of pressure on us because the results are not going well.
“But we must play free because only then is it going to get better. We must be more brave, especially at the moment when it is not going well.”
The Newcastle players are under immense pressure, and they will have to step up against Chelsea on Saturday.
Not many observers will fancy the Magpies’ chances of winning against the Blues in the Premier League game at St. James’ Park.
It is imperative that the Newcastle players raise their game and at least compete against Jose Mourinho’s side, instead of failing to turn up and making it worse for themselves.