Newcastle United news: Sidelined Cisse speaks about his future, Mitrovic and Perez's 'telepathy'

Aleksandar Mitrovic
Aleksandar Mitrovic

There have been many successful partnerships up front at Newcastle United over the years.

In the Premier League era, Alan Shearer and Craig Bellamy combined well with their power and pace.

Alan Shearer and Les Ferdinand also had one, memorable season together.

In the 1970s, Kevin Keegan and John Toshack were known for their "telepathic" partnership at Liverpool.

And Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren has taked about the growing understanding between Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ayoze Perez.

Mitrovic has been starting ahead of Papiss Cisse, who has been on the bench for much of the season.

Papiss Cisse

Papiss Cisse

And the striker, used to leading the line, has been talking about his future after a frustrating period in his United career.

Meanwhile, United's players and staff today observed a minute's silence to remember those who lost their lives in the Paris terror attacks on Friday night.