Newcastle United scored eight against Sheffield United on Sunday, but could have actually got more in the eyes of Ian Wright.

The Magpies became record breakers at the weekend, becoming the first Premier League team to have eight different scorers in a game. It was brutal from Eddie Howe’s side, who tore the Blades apart in their own backyard.

Newcastle raced into a three-goal lead in the first half thanks to goals from Sean Longstaff, Dan Burn and Sven Botman, who actually scored his first ever goal for the club.

It could even have been more during the opening 45 minutes, only for Callum Wilson to waste multiple opportunities. That led to him being furious at half time, before getting his goal shortly after the break.

The £20million man stooped down low to head home Kieran Trippier’s cross and score his fourth of the season, ensuring he made his mark at Bramall Lane.
That was Wilson’s only contribution, and former Arsenal striker Ian Wright believes that the 31-year-old should have scored more.

Ian Wright thinks Callum Wilson should have scored more against Sheffield United

On the latest episode of The Kelly And Wrighty Show, Wright discussed Newcastle’s win over Sheffield United. He admitted that the Magpies would have won by more had one certain individual not missed a plethora of chances.

Callum Wilson delighted after Newcastle's eight-goal haul against Sheffield  United | LiveScore

“It could have been that [9-0 or 10-0],” he said.


“With Callum Wilson, if he’d had his striking boots on, his proper ones, it probably would have been 10.”


Wilson scored one of Newcastle’s best goals on Sunday
Wanting more goals after an 8-0 win really is greedy! However, Wilson will know himself that he should have got more than one on Sunday. That is the type of character that he is, always wanting more.


The Toon number nine had plenty of chances in the first half, but just could not find the net. Some of his efforts were tame, but he made no such mistake in the second half.


His header capped off a wonderful team move, and was arguably the best goal Newcastle scored on Sunday. However, Anthony Gordon might disagree with that.

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