Newcastle United defender Davide Santon has welcomed the emergence of Paul Dummett this season.

The pair are competing for a fullback place.

"Paul is a young guy but he's a good person," Santon told the Evening Chronicle.

"He always gives 100% in training so I am happy for him. We are happy he us with us in the team.

"He is young and learning. He's a good player and I think he will have a good future with us."

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