Newcastle United fans want Leeds United's Sam Byram to replace Daryl Janmaat

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Newcastle United's Daryl Janmaat could reportedly leave the club soon, and many feel that Leeds United defender Sam Byram could be an ideal replacement.

Newcastle United supporters have suggested with their comments on HITC that they are not bothered if Daryl Janmaat leaves the club in the near future.

Reports in the Chronicle claimed that Janmaat would leave St. James’ Park in the next 12 months, with his advisors already searching for a suitable club for him to join.

Janmaat is keen to play at the highest level possible, and Newcastle’s struggles against relegation have reportedly left him questioning his future.

Janmaat has been a key player for Newcastle ever since arriving, but not all of the Magpies’ supporters are particularly enamoured by the Dutch international.

Many feel that the right-back’s indiscpline is a worry, while others think that Kevin Mbabu has the ability to replace him.

With Newcastle set to land a sizeable fee if they do sell Janmaat, there is also a growing demand for them to sign Leeds United defender Sam Byram.

Byram has impressed for Leeds in the last few seasons, and there is a feeling that he could be a great addition for Newcastle.

Here are some the best comments on Janmaat’s possible departure from Newcastle supporters.

Chris Hosking said: “Leeds's Sam Byram [is a] future England star. Snap him up now, we’ve been after a few Leeds youngsters.”

His opinion was backed up by Stephen Paylor, who said: "I agree, [Janmaat] puts a shift in but seems flat footed when quick wingers run at him. Mbabu can step up and we would get maybe 10 million plus for him to go get a Sam Byram type."

Andy Mac’s opinion was very straightforward. He said: “Mbabu a ready made replacement?”

And Nicholas Dryden was more crticical of Janmaat. “I don't really get the Janmatt hype,” he commented. “Red card waiting to happen, not great defensively and often quite wasteful getting forward”

Hughie backed the point up by saying: “Janmaat has been here 5 minutes.

“Like Arsenal's second choice right back, Janmaat is not top drawer.

“Main missing ingredient No 1 in the EPL-- pace. That is why Bellerin trumps Debuchy every time and why Janmaat is a Dutch reserve. In the small world of NUFC, Janmaat is worth keeping, but if he leaves he is certainly not indispensable.

“If he does leave it once again proves that the club is only capable of attracting mercenaries, and/or is a shop window.”

Bob Burton has the final say on the matter. He wrote: “Gets himself sent off when he can’t handle an opponent. Kevin Mbabu will take his place seamlessly. Billy big boots. Suit yourself.”

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