Sport Algeria coach thinks Slimani will do "very good things" at Newcastle

00:05  10 february  2018
00:05  10 february  2018 Source:   readsport.co

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Madjer has been speaking to the Record in Portugal, and he thinks it will be a good move for Slimani , Newcastle and even Algeria . “ Slimani is excellent and will do very good things at Newcastle .” “He may be a talisman.”

Algeria manager Rabah Madjer is delighted seeing Islam Slimani at Newcastle United. The striker joined the Toon on-loan from Leicester City last month. “He's a good striker and staying on the bench isn't good for the head. Slimani is excellent and will do very good things at Newcastle .

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Algeria head coach Rabah Madjer has predicted a successful spell for Islam Slimani at Newcastle, claiming he “will do very good things.”

The 29-year old striker signed for the Magpies on a short-term loan deal on transfer deadline day last month form Leicester, and Madjer is optimistic about the deal.

Slimani struggled for opportunities under Claudio Ranieri, Craig Shakespeare and Claude Puel at Leciester, despite being a Champions League pedigree striker with Sporting Lisbon.

Now under the tutelage of Rafa Benitez, Madjer is confident the move benefits both Slimani and Newcastle, who are still fighting relegation.

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The Algeria international will spend the rest of the campaign at St James' Park after Claude Puel 5 days ago Islam Slimani has sealed a loan move to Newcastle from Leicester until the end of the The Algerian striker, 29, Islam Slimani insisted Rafa Benitez was a huge factor in joining Newcastle .

Newcastle United complete loan deal for Leicester star Islam Slimani However, Newcastle have agreed a deal to sign the Algerian on a The Algeria 5 days ago Newcastle United are trying to push a loan deal through for Islam Slimani on deadline day as they look to solve their striker issues.

Talking to Record, Madjer said;

“He’s a good striker and staying on the bench isn’t good for the head. Slimani is excellent and will do very good things at Newcastle. He may be a talisman.”

“[Rafa] Benitez has a lot of experience and will be important on a psychological level. Slimani will solve a big part of Newcastle’s problems.”

Slimani has yet to make his debut for the Tyneside club due to a thigh strain injury, but he is set to play against Manchester United on Sunday.

He has scored five goals in 17 appearances in all competitions so far this season, before he left the King Power for St James’ Park.

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