Ex-USA international star Taylor Twellman tweets disparaging remark about DeAndre Yedlin... but fans disagree

Tottenham Hotspur loanee DeAndre Yedlin played the full 90 minutes in Sunderland's 3-0 win over Newcastle United.

Former USA international striker Taylor Twellman has tweeted that DeAndre Yedlin has a lot to learn before becoming his country's first-choice right-back, after watching his performance in Sunderland's 3-0 victory over Newcastle United.

Sunderland started with Yedlin at right-back in the fixture, and the youngster helped his side pick up a resounding victory over their local rivals.

However, Twellman wasn't impressed by the Tottenham Hotspur's loanee's performance, and he tweeted on social media site Twitter that Yedlin still needs to improve, before being given a regular role for the USA.

Yedlin has been utilised in an unfamiliar right-wing spot for the US national side recently, and he has struggled to break into the team at right-back.

However, Twellman's tweet received little support from US based football fans, who were quick to defend the 22-year-old's display.

Yedlin is still adapting to Premier League football, but he has just started to break into Sunderland's team under Sam Allardyce.

The defender has now started in Sunderland's last three matches, and he will be hoping to continue to gain more first-team experience over the rest of his loan spell at the Stadium of Light. 

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