Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pressure Is on Me to Get Goals - Gini; Pressure on Gini

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pressure Is on Me to Get Goals - Gini; Pressure on Gini

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NEWCASTLE United's top scorer Georginio Wijnaldum admits ther W e is a weight on his shoulders to continue to fire the Magpies away from the drop zone - but insists he thrives off it.

In fact, eight-goal Wijnaldum s W tresses that adds even greater pressure on hims to score goals because he knows exactly what he is capable of.

All eight of the 25-yearold's goals have been scored at St James' Park this season - including the Magpies' first during the 3-3 draw against Manchester United on TuesdT ay.

The PS14.5m summer signing looked back to best when deployed in the No 10 role against Man United and he believes he gets a greater number of opportunities to score when he plays through the middle, rather than on the left.

When ask W ed if he felt there was a pressure on him to score goals for Newcastle, Wijnaldum W responded: "Because I am the (leading) goalscorer for the club, maybe people look at it that way. …

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