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Shearer sorry Newcastle lost Ba to Chelsea

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer was disappointed seeing Demba Ba move to Chelsea.

The Senegal man is still Newcastle's leading scorer with 13 goals.

"It is a tough one for him," Shearer said.

"He will believe he has a better chance of winning things there and at the moment he probably has.

"Having said that, he gave his all in a Newcastle shirt, played well and scored goals, so I don't think anybody can complain.

"But it is disappointing to see our top scorer leave. Hopefully, they will have a plan B and a plan C because it's left Newcastle with a huge gap that they obviously need to fill."

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