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Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Yoan Gouffran performance

Newcastle United's Yoan Gouffran

Yoan Gouffran was on target for Newcastle United last night.

Newcastle United's Yoan GouffranNewcastle United's Yoan Gouffran

Newcastle United's forgotten man Yoan Gouffran reminded supporters of his talent last night with a well taken goal in their latest pre-season friendly.

Gouffran netted the second as Newcastle won 2-0 away to Southend, following up Vurnon Anita's opening strike.

Newcastle United's Yoan GouffranNewcastle United's Yoan Gouffran

Gouffran, 30, barely played last season for Newcastle, making only two Premier League starts and a further six substitute appearances.

The attacker's last competitive game came in a start in a 1-0 loss to Stoke City, when Steve McClaren was still boss.

Now in the Championship, Gouffran could be throwing himself a lifeline, and could yet prove to be a useful squad player for Rafa Benitez to call on this coming season.

Gouffran has 11 goals for the club since signing in 2012/13, an underwhelming record, and supporters were stunned to see him back on the scoresheet.

Here is a look at how fans reacted to his well taken goal against Southend...

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