Newcastle boss Pardew: Gouffran put in great shift

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew was full of praise for Yoan Gouffran after victory over Chelsea.

The Frenchman struck in the 2-0 win.

Pardew said: "When you look at sides like Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, you say to yourself okay, your wide players nowadays need to work.

"They need to work really, really hard at the top level and you have to put him in that category. My goodness me, he worked his socks off.

"He couldn't move at the end when I subbed him, he literally couldn't even walk out. It's that kind of commitment, I think, our fans love.

"We are a working-class city and they love flair, but what they really, really want to see is that hard working grind and a day's work. My goodness me, he did a day's work today and more."

 
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