Newcastle striker Ameobi drawing inspiration from Sir Bobby

Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi will be drawing inspiration from Sir Bobby Robson in tomorrow's Europa League clash.

Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi will be drawing inspiration from Sir Bobby Robson in tomorrow's Europa League clash.

The striker will lead the line in hostile and icy conditions at Metalist Kharkiv in tomorrow’s Europa League last-32 second leg.

Magpies legend Robson would have been 80 this week and Ameobi, 31, knows his former boss will be watching over him.

He said: “I always take Sir Bobby with me. He made me who I am today.

“I don’t think there’s fear in that dressing room — we’ve got enough internationals in our side.

“I’m sure they’ve all played in hostile territory before. It’s not something that I’ll fear.”

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