Last Updated: Sun, 03 Feb 2013 17:46
New boy Moussa Sissoko has promising to give nothing less than 100 per cent for Newcastle following his January arrival from Toulouse.
Sissoko marked his home debut in fine style on Saturday with a second half double to seal a stunning 3-2 victory for the Magpies against Chelsea at St James' Park.
The 23-year-old got his first for the club in the 68th minute as he made up ground to pounce when goalkeeper Petr Cech could only beat away a shot from fellow newcomer Yoan Gouffran.
The French international then bagged the winner with just seconds of normal time remaining with a drilled effort past Cech from Davide Santon's astute square ball.
United boss Alan Pardew admitted after losing Demba Ba to Chelsea at the start of the winter transfer window that his side lacked speed and power, but both of these qualities were on display in the shape of the former Toulouse man.
Sissoko told nufcTV: "I gave 100 per cent, the very best I could. I was signed to do that, to give everything, to fight from the first to the 90th minute - that's what I try to do.
"I'm very happy but we can't forget that it was a team performance. The team worked together, played well, but it's a team effort. We came away with three points as a team and I hope we can continue to perform like that and continue to climb up the Premier League as high as possible."
The win lifted the Magpies up to 12th place in the Premier League, as well as taking them some eight points clear of the relegation zone.
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