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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Louis van Gaal said Manchester United only have themselves to blame for their 3-3 draw away at Newcastle. 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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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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Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

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Everton manager  Roberto Martinez gesticulates on the sidelines during the Premier League game against  Hull City  at KC Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

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Adam Johnson of Sunderland scores the winning goal late on in the premier league match against Newcastle at   St James’ Park. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud (left) celebrates with Danny Welbeck after  scoring   against Newcastle  at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga /  EPA

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge (right) scores against Newcastle United during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

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