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Newcastle goalscorer striker Wilson hails victory over Arsenal: Huge difference since I came back

Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson was delighted to score in victory over Arsenal.

The Magpies nudged up to 46 points and made it their best tally since promotion in 2017 as well as giving themselves a chance of the top 10 in the final game. But Wilson says it was all a far cry from being bottom in December.

After the game he said: "It was an unbelievable atmosphere. Early on in the season everyone wrote us off and we were relegated by Christmas time. But we've dug deep and proved everybody wrong.

"I've noticed a difference [coming back into the team]. I'm getting a lot more chances and we're keeping the ball better."

Wilson said he was desperate to start his first game since December and added: "I watched Arsenal the other night and I knew their centre-backs had injury problems. As a striker I was licking my lips. I've worked so hard [to get back to fitness]. When you're out injured you want to come back and make a difference."


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