Written by Chris Waugh Produced by Tifo Studios

In May 2016, a banner at Bordeaux’s Matmut Atlantique stadium declared in French: “For those who dream of England, there’s still room on Newcastle’s bench!”

It was aimed at Henri Saivet, who had left for Tyneside four months previously. Newcastle’s relegation from the Premier League was imminent, and a pocket of supporters were wallowing in their former captain’s misery.

More than three years on, even a place on the bench seems to be beyond Saivet . Their supporters would be forgiven for forgotting that the 28-year-old is still employed by the club.

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