Watch Steven Naismith’s ‘tickle incident’ with Janmaat in Norwich City-Newcastle game

Steven Naismith of Norwich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Steven Naismith of Norwich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City attacker Steven Naismith was caught getting a little too friendly with Daryl Janmaat during Saturday's match at Carrow Road.

With Norwich looking to break the deadlock eight minutes before half-time, Naismith and Janmaat were engaged in a tussle prior to a Canaries' corner - and the former Everton player was seen tickling the Dutchman's crotch.

Janmaat looks fairly surprised by Naismith's touch, which referee Mike Dean failed to spot.

The 'tickle' brings back memories of a similar incident when Wimbledon's Vinnie Jones was pictured squeezing Paul Gascoigne's crotch in 1988.

Last year Gascoigne told ITV's Good Morning Britain that Jones getting too close for comfort left him in shock.

He said: 'I remember after the game, I was still shaking, I was in shock.

'I couldn't believe what had just happened, do you know what I mean? I didn't want to get pushed about.'

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Norwich went on to beat Newcastle 3-2 in Saturday's relegation clash and now face fellow strugglers Crystal Palace in London at 3pm on Saturday.