Demba Ba agent questions Alan Pardew’s Newcastle tactics
Demba Ba came off the bench at Goodison Park to score twice for Newcastle United, although the striker doesn’t appear completely satisfied at St James’ Park right now, with his agent questioning the tactics of the management.
September 18th, 2012
Ba has scored three times for the Magpies this season, although he was played in a left wing position towards the end of last season as Papiss Cisse took centre stage, with Alex Gontran claiming that the striker is dissatisfied.
“Since returning from the Africa Cup of Nations, Demba doesn’t understand the management,” Alex Gontran told the BBC. “If he continues to be a substitute all season, we’ll look at other solutions.
“How could you put your best striker with full confidence on the left wing? The choice to put Demba on the left last season was good for the club, because Cissé scored 13 goals.
“But there was a lack of recognition for Demba. It is more difficult to play well when you don’t have the confidence of your staff.”
Ba’s brother took to Twitter on Monday night to claim that Alan Pardew was “crazy” for leaving out the forward who scored two goals and must surely start the next match for Newcastle United.