Photos: Newcastle's Wijnaldum and Doumbia are clearly loving life in La Manga

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The Newcastle duo were all smiles on Thursday afternoon.

Newcastle United's first team were accompanied by a few youngsters and, of course, the coaching staff on Thursday afternoon as they trained in La Manga.

Fans will no doubt hope their training camp abroad will help the Magpies sort out a number of on-field problems when they return and bid to beat the drop & secure their Premier League status for another year.

And two stars looked to really be enjoying themselves out in the heat on Thursday, as they smiled and sprinted their way through practice.

Indeed, Seydou Doumbia and Georginio Wijnaldum were pictured looking delighted as they trained in La Manga - and it's no coincidence the Newcastle duo are loving life in Spain.

For neither player really has much to be embarrassed about from their season so far. Wijnaldum has been one of Newcastle's standout stars, while Doumbia is yet to really contribute. It's no wonder they look so happy, then, while some of their struggling team-mates look a little more solemn as they try to work on their form and fitness.

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