Newcastle boss Pardew excited by Cisse, Demba Ba partnership

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is excited about his all-Senegalese strike-partnership after victory over Aston Villa.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is excited about his all-Senegalese strike-partnership after victory over Aston Villa.

Papiss Demba Cisse struck on his debut and impressed alongside Demba Ba.

Pardew said: "Papiss has got that ability to turn with his first touch, and Demba's got that too. They can get at back fours as soon as the ball is played into them.

"They are a dangerous pair. We have got dangerous strikers all over the place here because Shola (Ameobi) and Besty have done well, (Peter) Lovenkrands is there as well and (Hatem) Ben Arfa, so we have got firepower. We just need to tighten up a little bit more."

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