Newcastle United's injured midfielder Ryan Taylor has been working as a scout.
Taylor is playing his part in the build-up to Sundayâ€™s trip to Sunderland.
"Since Iâ€™ve been injured Iâ€™ve joined the scouting team," he explained to nufcTV, "I sit with the club scout who goes to the game and we write our own reports.
"He does his from a scouting point of view and I do mine from a playerâ€™s view - Iâ€™m there to see if I can see something different.
"I then get the lads coming up to me and asking about a certain playerâ€™s strengths and weaknesses.
"Itâ€™s sometimes little things like what they like to do from free-kicks or Tim (Krul) will ask me about a striker and his preferences.
"So if I can offer something different then it might just add that little extra one per cent which gets us the win."
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