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Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez full of pride after hat-trick

Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez was full of pride after his hat-trick against Southampton.

The Toon were 3-1 winners on the day.

The Spaniard said, "I feel very happy to get the hat-trick and help the team to get three important points that puts us in a great position.

"We're now 12th which means a lot. I need to thank my team-mates for the way we are playing and I am very proud of myself for the hat-trick.

"It's been a couple of months that are very important for us.

"We've done very well, We've got great results and now that we're safe we're going to start looking forward and up and finish even better."

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