Miles Starforth's Newcastle United player ratings: 'Stunning' Jonjo Shelvey shines as SIX players earn 8s at Fulham

Newcastle United put in one of their finest display of the season at Fulham - but how did their players perform?

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 17:16 pm
Jonjo Shelvey put in a 'stunning' display for Newcastle at Fulham

Rafa Benitez's side ended the season in the best possible way, as they put four past the Cottagers on their own turf. And among a fine collective display, there were some fine individual performances as four different players found the back of the net. Our man Miles Starforth has dished out his player ratings - scroll down and click through the pages to see how he rated Newcastle United's stars:

Well protected by his defence, dealt with everything that came his way. 7
Handed a start out of position at right-back, where he was up against Sessegnon. 7
Very solid in the heart of United's five-man defence. 8

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Defended superbly before scoring his fourth league goal of the season with a second-half header. 8
Strolled through the first half and looked to turn defence into attack with a series of balls forward. 7
Created two of United's goals with corners and spent most of the game on the front foot. 8
Capped his recall to the starting XI with a stunning goal, his first in 13 months. 8
Made what is likely to be his final appearance for the club after three years at St James's Park, dominated the midfield. 7
Forced the save from Rico which led to Perez's goal. 7
Fans jokingly chanted "Mitro, Mitro" when he put one first-half shot wide, netted in the 90th minute. 8
Netted his 12th goal of the season on what could be his last appearance for the club. 8
(for Atsu, 66) Brought on for his pace. 6
(for Hayden, 69) Slotted into United's defence. 6
(for Dummett, 81) - N/A