Papiss Cisse delighted to be back in action

Papiss Cisse of Newcastle United shows his siupport to team mate Jonas Gutierrez after scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Hull City at St James' Park on September 20, 2014
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Fit-again Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse reflects on his five-month absence through injury and expresses his delight over being back in action.

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has revealed that he is delighted to be fighting fit again after a broken kneecap sidelined him for five months.

The 29-year-old announced his return to competitive action by coming off the bench to score twice in the Magpies' dramatic 2-2 draw with Hull City on Saturday.

It was Cisse's first appearance since April, and the Senegalese is relieved to be back in action after a "difficult" absence.

"It was difficult for me. The doctors have done a very good operation," he told The Chronicle. "After it I went to Clairefontaine and they have very good people there who looked after me.

"When I came back here the medical team did the last job. They worked me very hard.

"Sometimes I was angry but I came back, started to run and became happy. I worked hard and now feel OK."

Newcastle travel to the Britannia Stadium on Sunday to face Stoke City.

Michael Williamson of Newcastle United celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St James' Park on August 30, 2014
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