When discussing English Premier League, the same teams always end up in the discussion: Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. Not too often do people mention Newcastle Untied as they have struggled to stay in England’s top flight over the past decade.
With the stability Alan Pardew has created at St. James Park, no one can deny the progress Newcastle United has made.
Pardew managed to keep his best players during the summer transfer window, most notably French international Yohan Cabaye, who could basically be considered a new signing as it was rumored that Arsenal and Manchester United were vying for his signature. Pardew may have made one of the top signings of the summer transfer window as well after missing out on signing French international Loic Remy in the previous transfer window to Queens Park Rangers.
Pardew managed to get Remy on loan as Queens Park Rangers was relegated to the Championship division.
Remy has made Pardew look like a genius so far as he has scored seven goals in his last seven English Premier League games. Pardew has a French revolution going on at Newcastle United; the squad has scored 15 goals this season in the English Premier League and 14 of those goals have been scored by Frenchmen.
With the sale of Demba Ba last season to Chelsea and Papiss Cisse struggling to regain his goal scoring form, Remy has been Newcastle United’s savior so far this season. He torments defenders with his uncanny pace and athleticism, and he has also displayed a clinical side to his game, pouncing on every goal scoring chance that comes his way.
Remy has been instrumental in Newcastle United’s last two EPL fixtures against title contenders Chelsea and Tottenham, scoring in both games and catapulting his squad into ninth place in the table, one point behind a very talented Manchester City squad.
If Newcastle United is to remain in excellent form and become legitimate contenders for a Champions League berth, Remy must continue his fantastic form and keep scoring goals in bunches. He has found a home at St. James Park and I’m sure Pardew will do everything in his power to keep hold of the French goal-scoring machine.