Gary Lineker’s take on Jonjo Shelvey’s Newcastle United goal

The FA Cup in the BBC studio with host Gary Lineker during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on March 16, 2019 in...

Jonjo Shelvey scored for Newcastle United against Sheffield United on Thursday.

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-2 which is allowed through the use of VAR during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and...

Gary Lineker has given his take on Twitter on Jonjo Shelvey’s goal for Newcastle United against Sheffield United on Thursday evening.

Shelvey scored Newcastle’s second goal in their 2-0 victory over United away from home at Bramall Lane in the Premier League.

It was quite a controversial goal from the former Liverpool midfielder, with VAR once again involved.

 

Andy Carroll was flagged offside after sending Shelvey through. The 27-year-old midfielder ran through before slotting past Dean Henderson, who did not really try to make the save expecting the goal to be ruled out.

However, after a VAR check, it was deemed that Carroll was onside when he provided the assist for Shelvey, and the goal - correctly - stood.

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United applauds the fans at full tine uring the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Newcastle United at Bramall Lane on December 5, 2019 in...

Tottenham legend Lineker has given his take on the goal, and he has praised Shelvey for playing to the whistle.

The win against United means that Newcastle are 11th in the Premier League table at the moment with 19 points from 15 matches, five points above the relegation zone.

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-2 which is allowed through the use of VAR during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and...

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