Our Newcastle fans here in the Transfer Tavern can’t wait for their side to get going this season as they make their return to the Premier League.
After a campaign away from the top flight with them playing in the Championship, the Magpies are back and they’ll be looking to return with a bang against Spurs on the opening day.
For sure, they’ll be aiming for survival first of all but if and when they achieve that, the aim will then surely be to try and get back up towards the European spots.
Rafa Benitez, then, knows that a long-term project is in the offing in the north-east and he’ll certainly be looking for his players to step up and be counted during the coming campaign.
Indeed, Jamaal Lascelles will be one of those expected to step up and his latest tweet suggests he is more than focused:
— Jamaal Lascelles (@Lascelles16) August 1, 2017
Here, then, is the best of the reaction to this:
Get that armband on, Captain
— Marc Robson (@Marc7Robson) August 1, 2017
— shaun (@shauni46) August 1, 2017
That’s how you defended at times last season
— Hebburn scotty (@hebburnscotty) August 1, 2017
Have a great season @Lascelles16
— Michael Weetman (@nufcdadio9) August 2, 2017
Young captain….needs to up his concentration levels this season …good luck we are right behind ya !!
— stuart ross (@mazstu67) August 2, 2017
Lead us to a good season captain. Good luck
— WAYNE HALL (@hallwayne04) August 1, 2017
None shall pass!
— Paul Simpson (@SCMpaul) August 1, 2017
Thoughts, Newcastle fans? Let us know below!