Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Abeid Can Be a Toon Star for Today; Young United Midfield Ace Has a Great Chance

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Abeid Can Be a Toon Star for Today; Young United Midfield Ace Has a Great Chance

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Byline: OLIVIER BERNARD

WHAT a chance Mehdi Abeid has with Newcastle United.

He's one for the future, but he could also be one for now.

I spoke to him at St James' Park at a recent game, we had a chat and he told me he is loving life at Newcastle.

To him the opportunity to come to a big club like this is one he really appreciates.

What impressed me a lot was that Mehdi is prepared to wait for his time but put the performances in when he gets the chances - and one of them could be at Blackburn tonight.

Yohan Cabaye has also told me that he is doing really well in training and showing all of the right signs.

Unfortunately there are a lot of midfielders at the club at the moment.

But he's only 19, although what a good young player he is and if needed he can play now. He has the potential to be given a start against Blackburn with Cheick Tiote injured. …

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