Newcastle United signed Allan Saint-Maximin from OGC Nice for £16.5 million on a six-year deal a year ago today, and he is arguably the most exciting player they have landed in a long while. The 23-year-old hit the ground running in English top-flight, with his electric pace and bag of tricks causing constant problems for the opposition. Saint-Maximin ended 2019-20 with four goals and four assists in 30 games across all competitions for Newcastle and will look forward to having more impact in the final third next term and going forward. The Frenchman is widely loved by the Magpies fans and he has developed a cordial relationship with them off and online.
The Chronicle reminded everyone on Twitter that it has been a year since Saint-Maximin at the St. James’ Park, and he has reacted thus:
How time flies https://t.co/Op6xXmcb7d
— Allan Saint-Maximin (@asaintmaximin) August 2, 2020