Date: 23rd October 2019 at 6:49am
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Jamaal Lascelles has told the Chronicle that he is confident United will avoid relegation from the this and after watching their team play nine games, a section of supporters on Twitter completely disagree with the centre-back. One has even gone so far to say that Lascelles is “deluded” for claiming that ’ current points total of eight is “positive”. Newcastle have played against some tough sides in the opening couple months of the campaign. , Liverpool, Spurs, , and are all out of the way for the time being and there are better fixtures on the horizon. But the Magpies have still struggled in the games they should really win, against the likes of Norwich and . You can really understand the frustration of these fans but players very rarely come out and are critical of the club in any way, even if it is clear. Lascelles is probably as frustrated as any of the players about the start to the season, but he cannot show that.

NothingButNewcastle has rounded up some of the best tweets below: