London - Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi is
disappointed to see the club struggling to survive relegation in the English
Newcastle are currently in 18th place on the log, with just
24 points from 26 games.
They suffered a 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Chelsea on
Saturday after several defeats, a situation that has now left the Nigeria
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"It's very disappointing as a fan. That's what I am,
first and foremost. I want to see my hometown do well and it's obviously
worrying times at the moment,” he said on Eatsleep Football.
"But you've got to continue to have faith and belief
that the guys can pull it out of the bag. They've certainly got the quality to
be able to do that and I just hope that's the case."
Ameobi, 34, is a product of the Newcastle youth set-up and
went on to play over 300 times for the senior side during a 19-year stay. Last
week, he penned a deal with League One side Fleetwood Town.
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