Newcastle United fans have been particularly buoyant in the Transfer Tavern during the international break such has been their side’s impressive start to the season.
The North East giants have won three of their opening seven Premier League matches upon return to the top-flight, while their recent 1-1 draw with Liverpool in their last outing highlights how far they have come under manager Rafa Benitez.
The Magpies sit ninth in the division and will go in search of a fourth league victory when they travel to St Mary’s on Sunday, a journey several of our resident Newcastle supporters will be making in anticipation of another three points for their side.
However, it won’t be easy against Mauricio Pellegrino’s Saints, despite their sluggish start to the campaign which has seen them pick up just two wins from their seven games, and in that time scoring just four goals.
Nonetheless, the South Coast outfit have recorded four successive top ten finishes in the Premier League so clearly know what it takes to get back there, and with the pressure somewhat building on Pellegrino given their poor goal return, Newcastle will have to be wary at St Mary’s on Sunday.
Regardless, the Magpies will be confident of clinching all three points this weekend, and here are THREE reasons why they will do just that…