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By Ryan Harrison REAL Mallorca's Dutch striker Arnold Bruggink said yesterday he is optimistic about tonight's clash with Newcastle, and that if Real Mallorca can get an early goal then anything's possible. Speaking yesterday after training he said, “everyone knows it's a difficult game, but I think we can beat them.” He missed the first leg through injury and is keen to make an impression, and add to his seven goals for Real Mallorca this season. “At the beginning of the season it was great, I scored a few goals and started nearly every week. “But since the manager was sacked I have had problems starting for the team.” Having only joined Mallorca at the start of the season, he said he is settling in well. But says that now the team is facing relegation, the “football is a different type to when you are higher up the league.” Mallorca coach Luis Aragones is saving most of his best players for Sunday's vital bottom-of-the-table tie with John Toshack's Murcia. Bruggink said yesterday that, “the league is the most important thing for us at the moment.” He marked Alan Shearer, Robert and Craig Bellamy as players to watch out for tonight, but will also have an eye on the Newcastle coach Sir Bobby Robson, who he played under at PSV Einhoven. “Sir Bobby was my coach for a year at PSV Eindhoven, and he is a person that everybody loves and wants to work with. “He can make a team of any players.”



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