'Fabian Schar is our new Philippe Albert!': Newcastle United fans rave over their 'world class' defender

Newcastle United fans have been raving over ‘world class’ Fabian Schar following his opener against the Republic of Ireland last night.

Friday, 6th September 2019, 12:53 pm
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Fabian Schar of Newcastle United scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Watford FC at St. James Park on August 31, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The 27-year-old finished off an astonishing move in the ROI’s own backyard to put Switzerland ahead, however were forced to settle for a draw after David McGoldrick soon levelled. But don’t let the 1-1 scoreline take anything away from Schar, who has received plenty of plaudits on social media following his insane strike. Scroll down below to see just some of the responses by Newcastle fans:

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