Everton’s Aaron Lennon scores in the Premier League game against Newcastle united at Goodison Park. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters/Livepic

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Georginio Wijnaldum of Newcastle United celebrates scoring his team’s second goal. Photograph: Getty

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Newcastle United left back Paul Dummett scores the late equaliser in the Premier League game against Manchester United at   St James’ Park. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

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Jordan Ayew equalised for Aston Villa as they drew 1-1 with Newcastle United at St James’ Park. Photograph: Getty

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Ayoze Perez  is mobbed by his Newcastle United team-mates after scoring a late winner in the Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters/Livepic

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Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney exchanges words with Manchester United’s Ander Herrera during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA

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Georginio Wijnaldum scored four for Newcastle United as they routed Norwich City 6-2 at St James’ Park. Photograph: PA

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Aleksandar Mitrovic’s red card after 16 minutes left Newcastle with an uphill battle against Arsenal. Photograph: Getty

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Nathan Redmond scored Norwich City’s third goal as they picked up the first win of their return to top flight football away at Sunderland. Photograph: Getty

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Southampton striker  Shane Long gets above Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat to head home the equalising goal during the   Premier League match at  St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

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