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Mohamed Diame | Midfielder | #10

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/14/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 176

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Mo Diame is facing a race against time to be ready for Saturdays trip to Leicester City.
The 30-year-old has battled back from rock bottom to become an integral part of the Newcastle squad. Last year, Diame admitted that his time on Tyneside hadn’t gone to plan: "This season has been the poorest of my career. It’s tough mentally. Sometimes you lose a bit of confidence and you lose confidence about how you can play." However, fast-forward 12 months, and Diame is one of the first names on the United team sheet after agreeing with Benitez to revert back to his old, more favoured role, as a midfielder. "I have always said that it is easier to be facing the game than playing with your back to it. So now I am happy." But, Diame is at risk of missing out this weekend after being forced off during the win over Southampton: "I decided to make a change because he was injured," said Benitez. "He’s been really important for us, hopefully, it will be nothing." Apr 5 - 5:41 AM