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Alan Shearer ‘NOT convinced’ Newcastle will have enough to stay up as Toon legend slams ‘basic errors’ in Norwich draw

, Alan Shearer ‘NOT convinced’ Newcastle will have enough to stay up as Toon legend slams ‘basic errors’ in Norwich draw

NEWCASTLE UNITED legend Alan Shearer admits he’s ‘scared stiff’ every time Newcastle have to defend an attack in their final third.

The former Toon and England striker co-commented on Amazon Prime as he watched his boyhood club’s winless Premier League run stretch to 14 last night.

Callum Wilson earned ten-man Newcastle a draw against Norwich
Alan Shearer has admitted his fear that the Magpies could go down

Ciaran Clark was sent off for hauling down Teemu Pukki after his poor clearance allowed the Norwich man to run through on goal just nine minutes into the match at St James’ Park.

That left Eddie Howe’s men up against it, but they battled hard despite their numerical advantage and took the lead through Callum Wilson’s second half penalty.

However, Pukki scored a brilliant equaliser late on as the Canaries threatened to win the clash, but Newcastle held on for a 1-1 draw.

Even though he praised the battling the qualities of the relegation strugglers, Shearer did admit: “I’m still scared stiff whenever the ball goes into the final third for Newcastle as it’s individual errors. 

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“I mean I just don’t have a clue what they’re going to do – I’m not sure they do at times. 

“They did defend well and did react to the sending off and stick together as a group. But the individual errors are still there. 

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“Clark had one, (Fabian) Schar had one that could have cost them. The goalkeeper makes one I think he could have got two hands when the cross comes in.

“These are basic individual errors that at this level you’re going to be punished.”

Newcastle are bottom of the Premier League table on just seven points after 14 matches and six points off safety.

And despite the countless millions of their new Saudi owners, Shearer is still unsure whether the Magpies will have enough to avoid the drop.

He added: “I’m not convinced they will have enough. They now look to Saturday’s game against Burnley, again, you’re going to hear it’s a must win game over the next few days.

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“Same as tonight. It’s been 14 games (winless) and the longer it goes on the harder it becomes.”

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