Sean Longstaff comments on Matty Longstaff's work-rate in Newcastle United training

Newcastle United's Sean and Matty Longstaff arrive at St James' Park ahead of the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on October 6, 2019...

Newcastle United midfielders Sean and Matty Longstaff have both impressed in recent weeks at St. James' Park.

Sean Longstaff of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on October 6, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United...

Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff has admitted to the Chronicle that his brother, Matty, works a lot harder than him.

Sean and Matty have made huge impacts on Newcastle’s first-team after breaking through, with the pair both impressing.

Sean has been part of Newcastle’s starting line-up for over a year now, with Rafael Benitez originally seeing the youngster’s talents.

Matty, on the other hand, only made his Premier League debut for Newcastle two weeks’ ago, and he scored the winner against Manchester United.

 

The 19-year-old looked at home in the Magpies’ midfield, and Sean admits that his younger sibling is a tireless worker.

“He worked so hard to get back, he probably does work harder than me. I look at him and if I could work as hard as he does, I don’t know where I could get to,” Sean said.

“His work rate, everything he does off the pitch is better than me. It felt like everything had been building to that moment he scored. It was unbelievable and even now I get a bit emotional talking about.”

Newcastle United's Sean and Matty Longstaff arrive at St James' Park ahead of the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on October 6, 2019...

It seems likely that the Longstaff brothers will start alongside each other again at the weekend, in Newcastle’s next match.

The Magpies are set to take on Chelsea, and they will be eager to cause another upset, as they look to climb further up the Premier League table.

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