Newcastle United have started life back in the Premier League on fine form, with ten points to their name following seven matches- putting them a quarter of the way towards their points target of 40, which should secure their top-flight status for another campaign.
The work the Magpies have done so far is good but things can change in the blink of an eye in the Premier League, with Newcastle facing a crucial period between now and the next international break at the beginning of November.
Newcastle play Manchester United, Everton, Chelsea, Arsenal, Leicester City and West Ham at the back-end of the calendar year, all of which will be testing matches, so Rafael Benitez’ side need to pick up maximum points in the month ahead.
Here, we’ve identified the three games which are must-win matches for Newcastle if they’re to keep their head above water. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!