Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Cisse's Resurgence Highlights Healthy Competition in Toon Ranks

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Cisse's Resurgence Highlights Healthy Competition in Toon Ranks

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PAPISS Cisse really needed that goal against Liverpool, for both himself and Newcastle United.

I'm really pleased for him as well because he has been working tirelessly in recent games, but he has not been dangerous enough in front of goal for my liking.

I've written recently about how Cisse needs to make himself more of a threat in front of goal, and I'm glad he's delivered.

On Saturday, when Newcastle really needed a goal, Cisse popped up and delivered one.

True, he got more than a helping hand from Simon Mignolet, but the Senegal striker was in the right place at the right time to head home.

Cisse started United's fightback at Anfield, and he may just have helped breathe real life into what could Cisse after he Anfield be the start of Newcastle's Great Escape.

The 30-year-old's recent resurgence has also highlighted that Rafa Benitez has also created genuine competition for places.

When you look at the bench, the Magpies now have options to bring on and make a real impact. …

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