Gary Lineker praises Newcastle United’s Sean Longstaff

Ex-Spurs player Gary Lineker looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on April 10, 2016 in London, England.

Sean Longstaff played well for Newcastle United against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux Stadium.

Raul Jimenez of Wolverhampton Wanderers  and Sean Longstaff of Newcastle United in action  during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux...

Gary Lineker has praised Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff on Twitter for his performance against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Longstaff featured for Newcastle in their Premier League game against Wolves away from home at the Molineux Stadium on Monday evening.

The 21-year-old midfielder started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes, as it ended in a 1-1 draw.

Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker was following the match, and he was impressed with the performance of Longstaff - and so was Newcastle legend Shearer.

Shearer has criticised goalkeeper Martin Dubravka for conceding the late equaliser.

 

Sean Longstaff of Newcastle United under pressure from Diogo Jota of Wolverhampton Wanderers  during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at...

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Longstaff is a very good and promising young midfielder who has been playing well for Newcastle this season.

The Englishman seems to have established himself in Rafael Benitez’s first team, and was a force to be reckoned with in the middle of the park against Wolves on Monday evening.

According to WhoScored, the 21-year-old midfielder took one shot, had a pass accuracy of 80.8%, took 71 touches, and made six tackles, one interception and one clearance.

Willy Boly of Wolverhampton Wanderers outjumps goalkeeper Martin Dubravka of Newcastle United as he scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton...

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