Newcastle United news: Lascelles fills leadership vacuum, Janmaat lashes out

The headlines are still being dominated by the fallout from Newcastle United's abject defeat to Southampton.
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The defender had limped out of the game, which relegation-threatened Newcastle lost 3-1, with a groin injury.

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Janmaat's defensive colleague Jamaal Lascelles let rip in the dressing room after the game, which left the club six points adrift of Premier League safety ahead of Saturday's game against Swansea City.

The 22-year-old also gave a frank interview after the game after his more senior colleagues, including stand-in captain Jonjo Shelvey, shunned requests for interviews.

Four of United's final six games are at St James's Park.

Meanwhile, Newcastle's Under-21 and Under-18 sides have also lost games over the past few days.

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Finally, our columnist @GallowgateShots has given his brutal verdict on the Southampton game.

Read it here.