Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Gini: We Must Be Greedier

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Gini: We Must Be Greedier

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Byline: Lee Ryder Chief Sports Writer @lee_ryder

GINI Wijnaldum has warned his team-mates they must start being greedier in front of goal if they want to clamber to Premier League safety.

The Dutchman has been suffering from away-day blues this season with all of his nine goals coming at St James' Park.

But after watching Newcastle get the ball into the six-yard box on several occasions at Watford without even threatening the home side, Wijnaldum is concerned by the lack of goals and missed opportunities.

United have scored just seven goals in their last 17 away matches, and Wijnaldum told the Chronicle: "Maybe we are too polite in front of goal. We don't miss on purpose, of course, but we must be greedier to get goals.

"We need to make life easier for us." Former PSV " Eindhoven star Wijnaldum has made it his duty to offer explanations to supporters this season in what has been a solid first campaign from the PS13m man.

After the 2-1 loss to the Hornets, he said: "It's the same story as before. …

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