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Papiss Demba Cisse has got everthing, and he’s bought into our vision, says Pardew

REVELATION ... Papiss Demba Cisse has set the Premier League alight.

REVELATION ... Papiss Demba Cisse has set the Premier League alight.

PAPISS Demba Cisse’s the man who’s got everything, according to Alan Pardew.

Cisse underlined his class with two goals in Newcastle United’s 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

Both were instinctive finishes, and both were unstoppable.

The striker’s second strike against Chelsea, a swerving volley, was a goal of the season contender.

Hit with the outside of his right foot from 30 yards, it left Petr Cech with no chance.

Cisse’s first was struck with his left, and the Senegal international’s also netted with his head.

United manager Pardew recruited Cisse, handed the No9 jersey, from Freiburg for £9m in January.

While Pardew hoped Cisse would have an impact in the second half of the campaign, it inevitably takes a player time to settle into English football.

Not Cisse, though, who hit the ground running on his debut, scoring against Aston Villa.

The 26-year-old hasn’t looked back since.

“You can’t say we predicted the impact he’d have,” Pardew told the Gazette. “But we knew he was a good player.

“The Bundesliga’s one of the best leagues in the world, and he was top scorer there for a poor team.

“He gets more chances at this club, and at the minute he’s taking them.

“Whenever he’s needed a goal, he’s hit the target. He’s got everything, and he’s bought into what we do here.”

Twitter: @milesstarforth

 

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