Joe Willock has praised his Newcastle teammate Allan Saint-Maximin, stating the player has ‘no fear’.

The midfielder sat down to film a video for the Premier League’s official YouTube channel.

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The ex-Arsenal star was first asked a few questions.

He then built his ultimate player, with individual attributes from other players.


He chose Adama Traore for pace, Steven Gerrard for shooting and Kevin De Bruyne for passing.

Willock then chose his Magpies teammate ASM for dribbling.

He said: “I’m going to shout out my boy Allan.

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“I just jockey him. It’s hard, it’s a real test. In the games he does the same thing. No fear, just playing like you’re playing with your friends back in the day.”

Willock is also of the opinion that ASM is one of the best players he has played with.

“He’s up there with training. He can just beat anyone. Like he gets the ball and just beats five or six players. Everyone’s just watching him, I swear down it’s crazy.”

Newcastle desperately need Saint-Maximin resurgence

It is nice to hear Willock really championing his teammate. He clearly rates him very highly.

Hopefully, the winger can come into some form very soon.

After a bright start, the Frenchman has faded away in recent weeks.

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He hasn’t scored or assisted in any of the last five Premier League matches, which is a little disappointing.

Hopefully, the arrival of Eddie Howe will light a fire beneath both Saint-Maximin and Willock, who is yet to score since turning his move to the club permanent.

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