Hull City captain Davies comments on Twitter after Diame move to Newcastle

Hull's Curtis Davies in action with Derby's Chris Martin

Curtis Davies comments on Mohamed Diame's move from Hull City to Newcastle United.

Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull City with Ahmed ElmohamadyMohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull City with Ahmed Elmohamady

Mohamed Diame scored the all important play-off final winner which took Hull City back into the Premier League.

Now he has chosen to drop back down to the Championship to join Newcastle United, after the Magpies activated his release clause.

Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull CityMohamed Diame celebrates scoring the first goal for Hull City

The decision to drop divisions may seem an odd one, but Newcastle are a huge club and Rafa Benitez is a top manager, and many would fancy them to be back in the Premier League next season at Hull's expense.

The Tigers are without a manager at present after Steve Bruce quit just weeks before the season kicked off.

Hull club captain Curtis Davies reached out on Twitter last night to pay tribute to Diame's contribution for the club, and express his disappointment that he has gone.

It is a tricky time for Hull who at this point would surely take 17th place, but with the season kicking off against reigning champions Leicester City, it might be about to get a lot harder before it gets better.

A new manager will settle the squad, and potentially bring in new faces before the end of the transfer window, and finding a replacement for Diame should be top of the list.

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