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Players heap praise on veteren Newcastle keeper

Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper Photo: Daniel Hambury/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A host of past and present Newcastle United stars have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to veteren goalkeeper Steve Harper.

The 38-year-old, who has spent the last 20 years at St James' Park, will make his final appearance for the club against Arsenal this afternoon.

Newcastle United goalkeeper Rob Elliot:

Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul:

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Shay Given:

Former Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton:

Newcastle United defender Ryan Taylor:

Newcastle United defender Danny Simpson:

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