Newcastle fans rave about Mitrovic despite Wijnaldum heroics, make bold comparisons

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Newcastle fans were delighted with Aleksandar Mitrovic's performance against Norwich City.

Newcastle United finally clinched their first Premier League win of the season on Sunday, hammering Norwich City 6-2 at St. James' Park.

Four goals from midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum gave the Magpies the platform to build on, whilst Ayoze Perez and Aleksandar Mitrovic also found the net in a stunning victory.

Playmaker Wijnaldum unsurprisingly stole the show with his four goals, but striker Mitrovic also impressed in a superb Newcastle performance.

The Serbian international striker, who arrived from Anderlecht this summer, got off to an inauspicious start, with yellow and red cards overshadowing his start to life in the Premier League.

Now, Mitrovic is firing, and his performance - coupled with his goal - earned rave reviews from Newcastle fans on Twitter after Sunday's game.

Supporters took to social media to compare Mitrovic to Newcastle legend Alan Shearer as well as former Magpies star Demba Ba, two players have been recent fan favourites at St. James' Park.

It now looks like Mitrovic will also become something of a cult hero on Tyneside, with fans lauding his performance - even though Wijnaldum hit four goals.

Here are some of the reactions from Newcastle fans on Twitter following Mitrovic's performance against Norwich City...

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