By Joe Bernstein for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 23:52 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 23:56 GMT, 23 January 2021
Steve Bruce is pinning his hopes on Covid returnee Allan Saint-Maximin getting Newcastle out of a relegation hole as fans protested outside St. James' Park after another defeat at Aston Villa last night.
Saint-Maximin, who has suffered the after-effects of the virus more than any other Premier League player, tasted his first action since November as a late substitute in Newcastle's 2-0 defeat extended their miserable scoring run to one goal in eight league games.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'We looked more of a threat with Allan and Ryan (Fraser) on the pitch. That is the encouraging thing for me,' said Bruce, whose side haven't won in 10 games in all competitions.
Allan Saint-Maximin returned to action after two months out due to the effects of Covid-19
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