Newcastle United fans believe they “need to win” against Leicester City

Newcastle United are just two points above the relegation zone before their clash against Leicester City at St James’ Park on Saturday, and Magpies fans have highlighted the importance of the game.

The Tyneside outfit are celebrating their 125th birthday as they host the Foxes, but their five-point cushion to the bottom three before the weekend was cut to two when West Ham United beat Chelsea 1-0 at the London Stadium on Saturday lunchtime.

Rafa Benitez’s men have slipped down the Premier League table in recent weeks after taking just one point from the last 18 available, and the Spaniard will see quick-fire home games against Leicester and Everton this week as a great opportunity to pick up some points.

Newcastle supporters were quick to have their say ahead of the match via social media, and while one said “we need to win now”, another said “we can’t afford to lose now”.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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