Wolves fans fuming with Newcastle star Isaac Hayden after post-match comments

Isaac Hayden of Newcastle United (14) scores the opening goal past Wolverhampton Wanderer's Goalkeeper Rui Patricio (11) during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and...

Hayden has claimed he is struggling to see why Wolves are seventh in the table.

Isaac Hayden of Newcastle United (14) celebrates after he scores the opening goal during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux on...

Isaac Hayden has been quoted by the Telegraph as saying that he does not understand why Wolverhampton Wanderers are as high as seventh in the Premier League - and angry Wolves fans have reacted to the Newcastle star's comments.

Hayden, 23, scored for Newcastle on Monday night as Rafa Benitez's side came within an inch of stealing a surprise victory away at Molineux.

His effort was palmed into the back of the net by Rui Patricio, leaving Wolves staring at defeat. Though they had hardly created anything throughout the match, Willy Boly rose above goalkeeper Martin Dubravka to equalise in injury time.

 

After the match, former Arsenal midfielder Hayden gave his verdict on Nuno Espirito Santo's side, who sit in a lofty seventh place despite only gaining promotion to the Premier League last season. 

"If I am being brutally honest, I am struggling to see why they are seventh,” Hayden said. "We have given them two good games this season, one at home and one away. We have come out of them both thinking we deserve a lot more."

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho (R) challenges Newcastle United's English midfielder Isaac Hayden (L) during the English Premier League football match between...

Wolves have brought in some big-name players who have contributed, with the likes of Patricio, Joao Moutinho, Jonny and Raul Jimenez all impressing since moving to the Midlands.

Wolves fans reacted on Twitter after hearing of Hayden's comments, and reacted angrily by reminding the Newcastle midfielder of Wolves' late equaliser and The Toon's impending relegation battle.

Isaac Hayden of Newcastle United scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux on February 11, 2019 in...

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