Joe Willock emulates Arsenal hero Thierry Henry after giving Newcastle priceless lead against Manchester United as Magpies go third

Joe Willock emulated his hero Thierry Henry after scoring the opening goal in Newcastle’s 2-0 win against Manchester United. The Magpies midfielder broke the deadlock midway through the second half, heading home from close range. Sky SportsWillock enjoyed celebrating in front of the Newcastle fans[/caption] The Frenchman is clearly an inspiration to Arsenal graduateGetty His goal came after a wonderful team move in which Bruno Guimaraes floated a cross to Allan Saint-Maximin at the far post, who headed across the face of goal before Willock headed home. After finding the net, Willock beat his chest as he went to the corner and celebrated in front of the delighted Newcastle fans and paid tribute to his hero. Willock came through the youth setup with the Gunners and watched Henry as he proved himself as one of the Premier League’s greatest ever players. The 23-year-old therefore couldn’t resist posing with the corner flag as he rested his arm on the flag and looked towards the crowd. Callum Wilson then put Newcastle 2-0 up with a header of his own from a corner to wrap up the win, a result which could have huge implications in the race for the top four. Victory sees Newcastle move up to third in the table thanks to their superior goal difference, while Erik ten Hag’s side drop to fourth. Willock enjoyed scoring thatAFP His Newcastle teammates and the Toon Army loved it tooAFP Most read in Football Chelsea confirm sacking of Graham Potter after less than seven months in charge Boyd hilariously recreates Henry and Carragher viral moment upon hearing Rodgers news Arsenal star is match-winner against Man City but suspended after striking rival with ball Brendan Rodgers leaves Leicester amid disastrous run and club in relegation zone White lives up to reputation with funny reason for not watching Man City beat Liverpool Jurgen Klopp gives ruthless assessment of Liverpool loss and singles out four players As a result, Tottenham drop out of the Champions League places to fifth with the added blow of having played a game more. Spurs do, however, face Everton on Monday night with the hope of pushing themselves back into the top four – a clash that’s exclusively live on talkSPORT.

Joe Willock emulates Arsenal hero Thierry Henry after giving Newcastle priceless lead against Manchester United as Magpies go third

Joe Willock emulated his hero Thierry Henry after scoring the opening goal in Newcastle’s 2-0 win against Manchester United.

The Magpies midfielder broke the deadlock midway through the second half, heading home from close range.

Sky Sports
Willock enjoyed celebrating in front of the Newcastle fans[/caption]
The Frenchman is clearly an inspiration to Arsenal graduate
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His goal came after a wonderful team move in which Bruno Guimaraes floated a cross to Allan Saint-Maximin at the far post, who headed across the face of goal before Willock headed home.

After finding the net, Willock beat his chest as he went to the corner and celebrated in front of the delighted Newcastle fans and paid tribute to his hero.

Willock came through the youth setup with the Gunners and watched Henry as he proved himself as one of the Premier League’s greatest ever players.

The 23-year-old therefore couldn’t resist posing with the corner flag as he rested his arm on the flag and looked towards the crowd.

Callum Wilson then put Newcastle 2-0 up with a header of his own from a corner to wrap up the win, a result which could have huge implications in the race for the top four.

Victory sees Newcastle move up to third in the table thanks to their superior goal difference, while Erik ten Hag’s side drop to fourth.

Willock enjoyed scoring that
AFP
His Newcastle teammates and the Toon Army loved it too
AFP

As a result, Tottenham drop out of the Champions League places to fifth with the added blow of having played a game more.

Spurs do, however, face Everton on Monday night with the hope of pushing themselves back into the top four – a clash that’s exclusively live on talkSPORT.


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